Regimental number12/755
AddressTe Awamutu
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinJohn Hastie, Te Awamutu
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.

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty, at Gravenstafel on 4/10/1919. He led his platoon in the attack and when two Officers of his Company were killed he directed the work of another platoon besides his own in the successful work of his Company. Under heavy and harassing shell fire he handled his men with coolness and gallantry and supervised the work of consolidation, with remarkable ability and courage, and by his cheerful demeanour inspired the men to perform their important and onerous task.'
Source: 'London Gazette'
Date: 17 December 1917

Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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