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Arthur Frank Durrant

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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Arthur Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Durrant AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20124 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    28 March 1896 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Hampstead, London, England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Albert Edward & Kate Hannah Durrant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Waipiro Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Kate H. Durrant (mother), Waipiro Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Machine Gun Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 20124 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory Medals
    Plaque & Scroll # 503653 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    20yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military record

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
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Jun 1917 reported slightly wounded in leg & forehead - hospitalised in France Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Military Reord

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Arthur Durrant was the son of Albert Edward and Kate Hannah Durrant, of Waipiro Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand. Born in London, England.

      Died of wounds, received near Gonnchem AWMM
    • Nov 1918 - On the 24th ult. news reached here that Private Prank Durrant had died from wounds on the 29th of September, in France, Private Durrant was a member of the 16th Reinforcements, and belonged to a machine-gun section. Except for one short spell in England while wounded he had been in all the heavy engagements of the past three years, and was the surviving member of his section. Frank was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs. A. E. Durrant, of Waipiro, with whom and the Misses Durrant the greatest sympathy is felt. The younger son, Victor, left with the 41sts, and was hoping to meet his brother in England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLV, Issue 14761, 14 November 1918, Page 2
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 September 1918 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/arthur-frank-durrant
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 January 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM

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19 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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