Regimental number12/123
Date of birth20 March 1888
Place of birthSheffield, England
Address17 Gundry Street, Newton, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.3
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Paulina Hanson, 11 Short Street, Auckland
Previous military serviceServed for 6.5 years in the Royal Navy; 3 years in the ----- Mounted Rifles; not serving in any military unit at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date11 August 1914
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Discharge date24 August 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Heliopolis from Gallipoli, 9 May 1915 (asthma).

Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Willochra', 9 June 1915; discharged (medically unfit), 24 August 1915.

War service: 1 year 14 days (of which 272 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death3 July 1923 Auckland
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 16791346