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Gilbert Edward Archey

1st Battalion. National Military Reserve, 1941. Auckland, N.Z. Panoramic group portrait. Sir Gilbert Archey centre front row (detail). Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gilbert Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Archey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 33513 AWMM
    • WWII 800508 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 August 1890 AWMM YorkYorkshire AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Archey (wife), 2 Keppel Street, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 February 1917 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Divisional Education Officer by 1918

    1924 Archey was appointed director of the Auckland Institute and Museum

    He was awarded an honorary DSc in 1941, appointed a CBE in 1958, and created Knight Bachelor in 1963 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    23 October 1974 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Annual Report Auckland Institute and Museum (1974-75). pp. 5-16 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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