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Muir Arthur Churton

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Muir Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Churton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 125 AWMM
    • 14206 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 March 1888 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Churton (father), Green Lane, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Battery hand/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, WWI AWMM
      5' 4.75" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      128.5 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 25 June 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 22 August 1916.
    Proceeded from Sling Camp overseas to France, 19 September 1916.
    Marched out to Machine Gun School, 25 September 1916; posted to No 3 Company, 18 October 1916.
    Admitted to NZ Field Ambulance, 13 January 1917; transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 20 January 1917; to 13th General Hospital, 25 January 1917; to England, 27 January 1917, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 28 January 1917 (bronchitis); discharged to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 9 March 1917; discharged to NZ Machine Gun Depot, Grantham, 27 March 1917
    Taken on strength, NZ Machine Gun Section, Grantham, 31 May 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 20 June 1917; rejoined No 3 Company, 7 July 1917.
    Found guilty, 30 April 1918, of theft of turnips: awarded 72 hours' Field Punishment No 2.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 30 August 1918; Temporary Corporal, 20 December 1918; promoted Corporal, 15 January 1919.
    Marched out to England for return to New Zealand, 16 February 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board 'Northumberland', 28 March 1919; discharged, 7 June 1919. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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Sources

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