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Full Name
Arthur Howard Abel
Rank Last Held
Second Lieutenant
Forename(s)
Arthur Howard
Surname
Abel
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
22519
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
1895
Place of Birth
New Zealand
First Known Rank
Second Lieutenant
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
Robert Samuel Abel (father), Avondale South, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
23rd Reinforcements Specialist Company, Signal Section
Embarkation Date
2 April 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Corinthic
Destination
Plymouth, England (10 June 1917)
Nominal Roll Number
57
Page on Nominal Roll
25
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Regiment
Place of Death
Havrincourt, France
Date of Death
1 September 1918
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Bancourt British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
I. B. 23.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Obituary
Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1918.
Biographical Notes
  • Son of Robert Samuel Abel and Ethel Viner Abel.
  • Attended Auckland Grammar School.
Description of Image
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel A - Adams
Archives NZ source
Further References
Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1918, Third term. p.16.
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum