Topic: Arthur Henry SYMONDS

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NOK: Mr CW Symonds (father), Waikanae.

Parents Address: Weraroa, Levin or Reikorangi, Waikanae 

Parents buried: Tiro Tiro Rd Cemetery, Levin.

Height: 5' '7 3/4"                     Weight: 141lbs

Eyes: Blue                              Complexion: Fair.

Declared Age: 20 years 2 months    

Chest: 34 3/4" - 37½"

Last Employer: NZ Railways.


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Arthur Henry SYMONDS

Date of birth:07 October 1895
Date of death:15 September 1916
Place of birth:Ashhurst, Manawatu, New Zealand
Awards:British War Medal, Victory Medal
Last known residence:182 Tinakori Rd, Wellington
Cause of death:Killed in action
Place of death:In the field, France
Spouses name:Unmarried
Fathers name:Charles William Symonds
Fathers date of birth:abt 1865
Fathers place of birth:London
Fathers date of death:24 May 1956
Fathers place of death:Levin, New Zealand
Mothers name:Annie
Mothers date of birth:abt 1873
Mothers place of birth:Australia
Mothers date of death:20 September 1951
Mothers place of death:Levin, New Zealand
Date of arrival overseas:15 November 1915
Theatres of war:Egyptian 1915-16, Europe 1916
War memorial:Levin
Place enlisted:Wellington
Christian names:Arthur Henry
Place of arrival overseas:Suez, Egypt
Overseas memorial:Caterpillar Valley (NZ) Memorial
Service number:23/614
Religion:Church of England
Date enlisted:31 May 1915
Final rank:Rifleman
Regiment or service:1st Bn 3rd NZ Rifle Brigade
Embarkation date:09 October1915
User reference:2.116