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Full Name
Arthur Tahu Gravenor Rhodes
Rank Last Held
Captain
Forename(s)
Arthur Tahu Gravenor
Surname
Rhodes
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
15/3
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
2 August 1893
First Known Rank
Second Lieutenant
Next of Kin
Arthur Rhodes (father), Te Koraha, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Te Koraha, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Headquarters
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
612
Other Units
Attached Grenadier Guards
Campaigns
  • Gallipoli 1915
  • Egypt 1914, 1915
Military Awards
  • 1914-1915 Star
  • British War Medal (1914-1920)
  • Victory Medal
  • Order of the White Eagle, 5th Class with Swords (Serbia)
  • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD)
Discharge Date
2 March 1916
Last Unit Served
Grenadier Guards
Reason for Discharge
For reasons of ill health
Place of Death
Maidstone, Kent, England
Age at Death
53
Year of Death
1947
Biographical Notes
  • Married Hon. Helen Plunket, daughter of Sir William Lee Plunket, 5th Baron Plunket, who was Governor of New Zealand 1904-1910.
  • Sold his property 'Meadowbank, near Lincoln in August 1926 and moved to England in April 1927.
Postwar Occupation
Solicitor
Archives NZ source
NZETC
Further References
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Military Service Record
  • McDonald, W. (2001). Honours and Awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. Napier, N.Z.: Helen McDonald.
  • Papers Past. Digital New Zealand Newspapers.
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