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Arthur Henry SYMONDS

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Date of birth07 October 1895
Date of death15 September 1916
Mothers nameAnnie
Spouses nameUnmarried
Mothers date of birthabt 1873
Mothers place of birthAustralia
Mothers date of death20 September 1951
Fathers date of birthabt 1865
Mothers place of deathLevin, New Zealand
Fathers nameCharles William Symonds
Fathers place of birthLondon
Fathers date of death24 May 1956
Fathers place of deathLevin, New Zealand
Cause of deathKilled in action
Last known residence182 Tinakori Rd, Wellington
AwardsBritish War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of birthAshhurst, Manawatu, New Zealand
Place of deathIn the field, France
Date of arrival overseas15 November 1915
Theatres of warEgyptian 1915-16, Europe 1916
War memorialLevin
Place enlistedWellington
Christian namesArthur Henry
Place of arrival overseasSuez, Egypt
Overseas memorialCaterpillar Valley (NZ) Memorial
Service number23/614
ReligionChurch of England
Date enlisted31 May 1915
Final rankRifleman
Regiment or service1st Bn 3rd NZ Rifle Brigade
Embarkation date09 October1915
User reference2.116

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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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