Arthur Emanuel Wixon

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 19 March 1891, Bluff
  • Died 24 January 1978, Bluff
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 19359
  • Served In Māori Reinforcements, 10th Reinforcements, Māori Contingent, Māori Pioneer Battalion
  • Next of Kin James Henry Wixon (father), Tisbury, Southland
  • Pre-war occupation Independent
  • ReligionChurch of England (Anglican)
  • Enlisted12 August 1916
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 69, RMS Tahiti, departed 15 November 1916, disembarked 29 January 1917, Devonport, Devon, England
  • Theatres of operationWestern European 1917-1918
  • Periods of service123 days in New Zealand and two years and 146 days overseas. Total service of two years and 269 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard S.S. Westmoreland, 28 February 1919
  • Discharged7 May 1919, on termination of period of engagement
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal