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Percival Argyle

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percival AWMM
  • Surname
    Argyle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 10/1400 AWMM
    • WWI 10/1400A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    15/09/1890 Public - RACHAEL ANN - Other Relative - 21 May 2015 - NZ Expeditionary Force Attestation.
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Bunnythorpe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H.J. Argyle (mother), Bunnythorpe, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 10/1400 AWMM
    • WWI 10/1400A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Area 25 Public - RACHAEL ANN - Other Relative - 21 May 2015 - NZ Expeditionary Force Attestation.
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Driver J. Nathan & Co. Bunnythorpe Public - RACHAEL ANN - Other Relative - 21 May 2015 - NZ Expeditionary Force Attestation.
  • Age on enlistment
    24 Public - RACHAEL ANN - Other Relative - 21 May 2015 - Enlistment papers

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      150 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alice and Henry Argyle.

    Killed in action on Chunuk Bair during the August Offensive.

    10/399a Private Leonard Charles Argyle (brother), Wellington Infantry Battalion, killed in action the same day.A third brother, Leslie Lyndsay Argyle (462644) saw active service in WW2

    Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 16 June 1915 (tonsilitis); discharged to unit, 27 June 1915; rejoined unit, 28 June 1915.
    Killed in action, 8 August 1915.

    Parents: Henry and Alice Argyle, Bunnythorpe, Manawatu. Native of Carterton, Wairarapa AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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  • So sad, going off to your death, not just adventure, with your brother, I would love to hear the story behind your 'bucking horse' tattoo, but that story is forever lost and forgotten, unlike you.
    Public - RACHAEL ANN - Other Relative - 21 May 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Scadden, J. (2018). Broken branches : New Zealand families who lost three or more children in the Great War. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 19 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
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