Clifford Edward George BALL

Regimental number12/515
Date of birth10 February 1894
Place of birthBrunner
OccupationButter maker
AddressHikurangi, Whangarei
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 10"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinFather, D Ball, Hikurangi, Whangarei
Previous military serviceServed in 15th (North Auckland) Regiment, Territorial Force; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Place of enlistmentWhangarei
Rank on embarkationCorporal
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.
Final rankSergeant
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 1 February 1918
Discharge date9 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 24054275