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Arthur Gerald Levien

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Arthur G Levien WW1 portrait, in uniform, leather bandolier - No known copyright restrictions

Arthur G Levien WW1 portrait, in uniform, leather bandolier - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Gerald AWMM
  • Surname
    Levien AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Gerry AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 17517 AWMM
    • WWII 20989 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 May 1896 AWMM BullsManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • C.E. Levien (father), Island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Ruth Guthrie (sister), Whatawhata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    WW1. Featherston Training Camp. July 1916 Public - Te Papa - 27 April 2015 - Levien, Arthur Gerald. Letter. 3 July 1916. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington. (GH023125).
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      15 Jul 1942-17 May 1945 AWMM
    • WW2
      15 July 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - PG 57, Gruppignano, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 17 May 1945 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    33179 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 6 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      126 pounds AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Classification, Unknown Period AWMM
      (WW2) Fit AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Hospital 12 May 1917 diarrhoea in the field to Kantara AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Hospital 29 September 1918 malaria AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    • WW1 7 June 1919 AWMM
      No longer physically fit for war service AWMM
      Unknown AWMM
    • WW2 10 December 1945 AWMM
      End of war AWMM
      Gunner/Military AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arthur adjusted his age for enlistment for both wars: date of birth at attestation in WW1 given as 1893 and for WW2 given as 1906.

    Brother of Edward Levien (11/74) and John Julian Levien (11/75)

    Interned as POW 15 July 1942 - 17 May 1945

    Medals are held by Waikato Museum AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 June 1967 AWMM
    Age 71 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 Plot 17-16-23 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • You are remembered.
    Public - Michelle (Shelly) - Other Relative - 10 April 2015
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  • Edward's family remember and honor your war service.
    Public - Elizabeth - Child - 2 February 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      46: 2 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 109 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 April 2015VictoriaWellingtonOther
10 April 2015Michelle (Shelly)Gisborne, NewZealandOther Relative
02 February 2015ElizabethHastings NZChild

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