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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: HMNZT 3
Vessel: Maunganui
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 612
Other Units: Attached Grenadier Guards
  • 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: Military personnel file
NZETC: New Zealand Electronic Text Collection topic page
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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