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Arthur Conlon

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Brothers sitting Arthur Conlon (26/731) and standing Elmer James Conlon (26/730), studio portrait (photo kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Brothers sitting Arthur Conlon (26/731) and standing Elmer James Conlon (26/730), studio portrait (p …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Conlon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/731 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 February 1891 AWMM New JerseyUSA AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Edna Dorothy Conlon (sister), 314 Angelique Street, West Hoboken, New Jersey, United States of America AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • Sinai & Palestine AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/731 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 12 October 1915 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      130 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      1916, wounded France, compression fracture AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Amputations AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: G.S.W. rt. leg ampt. at ankle Percent of disability: 80 Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Two sons, brothers Arthur Conlon (26/731) and Elmer James Conlon (26/730) served in WW1.

    Before he enlisted he was farming for F. Baker, Herekino.

    He was operated on about three times, amputating more of his leg. By 1919 his entire right leg and right thigh was amputated and in 1919 he was fitted with an artifical limb

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Auckland Military Hospital AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 January 1971 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Burial M, Row 9, Plot 77 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • To my Granddad - remembering you on the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC Day. I remember sitting on your bed with you drinking gingerale while your wooden leg stood up in the corner of your bedroom a reminder of your injuries from WW1. Love you lots. Tina x
    Public - Tina - Other Relative - 23 April 2015
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23 April 2015TinaNew ZealandOther Relative

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