Topic: Arthur Edmund Bassett

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From research done in 2009 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: Arthur Edmund Bassett

Date of Birth: 3 January 1890
Serial number: 23/1325
Occupation before enlistment: Farmer
First known rank: Rifleman
Embarkation date: 13 November 1915
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: 2nd Reinforcements to 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation unit: E Company
Last unit served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Rank last held: Rifleman
Place of death: France
Date of Death: 30 August 1918
Cause of death: Died of wounds
Cemetery name: Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, France

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Student researcher: Catherine McNeill




Arthur Edmund Bassett

First Names:Arthur Edmund
Last Name:Bassett