Bernard HANDS

Regimental number23/1654
Next of kinWife, Mrs Augusta Hands, Cape Foulwind, Westport
Rank on embarkationRifleman
Unit nameNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1915, 3rd Reinforcements of 1st Battalion, E Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 38 Tahiti on 8 January 1916
Final rankPrivate
Final unit1st Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Longueval, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Wife: Augusta Polkinghorne (formerly Hands), Cape Foulwind, Westport
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 16, p. 3

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