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Arthur Parrish

Sgt.-Major A. Parrish, of Northcote, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 29 June 1916 p036. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19160629-36-10. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Sgt.-Major A. Parrish, of Northcote, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Parrish AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13/2007 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 April 1893 AWMM NorthcoteNorth Shore City AWMM
    Possibly 1893 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    M. Parrish (father), Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 13 March 1915 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • 31 May 1916 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., Pre WWI AWMM
      Wounded in Arm during Palestine Campaign. Possibly one of the first to be wounded during this conflict. AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 foot 9 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Blue AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Possibly served in Gallipoli.

    Transferred to the RFC and trained to be a pilot in Palestine. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    25 October 1984 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery AWMM Block X Row 67 Plot 83 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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