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Arthur Jones

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 5 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 5 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Jones AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    31653 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 May 1892 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra GeraldineCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Winton (sister), Saint John's, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    31653 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 Unknown AWMM Flaxmiller/Civilian NZEF Nom. Roll, Vol II.
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW1 POW - Hammelburg, Germany New Zealand High Commission, (1917).
    Camp 6 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 3.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      119 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellingtion, 15 november 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 1 March 1917; joined 1st Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 31 March 1917.
    Found guilty, 16 June 1917, of being absent from billet after 9 pm, 2 June 1917: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2 and forfeited 7 days' pay.
    Reported missing, 23 June 1917.
    Reported by Central Prioner of War Committee to be prisoner of war (wounded, left buttock), Limburg, Germany.
    Arrived Switzerland for internment, 27 December 1917.
    Arrived (released) London, 12 December 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Portsmouth on board SS 'Raranga', 11 March 1919; disembarked Newport, Nova Scotia, Canada, 25 March 1919; re-embarked, 29 March 1919; discharged, 16 September 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 54 days (of which 2 years 166 days were abroad) AWMM
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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



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  • Memorial name

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand High Commission (Great Britain). (1917). A short sketch of the work of the New Zealand Prisoners of War Department in London and of other undertakings connected with the war. London, England: High Commissioner for New Zealand. AWMM
    • Health, Welfare, etc. - Repatriation of Prisoners of War including statements giving circumstances of capture and treatment in captivity, 29 September 1915 - 5 February 1919. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, 10/75 (R25103206) AWMM
      Nominal Roll of Men of the New Zealand Force Repatriated Prisoners of War fit for Discharge to Furlough from the Paddington Military Hospital AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      45: 5 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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