Colin McIntosh BAMBERRY

Regimental number12/999
Date of birth7 April 1883
Place of birthHampden
OccupationCasual labourer
Addressc/o Mrs Beniman, Pukekohe
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 10"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMrs J Bamberry, 32 Durham Street, Sydenham, Christchurch
Previous military serviceServed for 8 years in the Hampden Rifles; South Island Ambulance Corps; not serving in any military unit at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAuckland
Rank on embarkationDriver
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 rankPrivate
Final unitNew Zealand Machine Gun Corps
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 1 February 1919
Discharge date13 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to NZ on board HT 'Hororata', 1 February 1919; discharged, 13 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death21 July 1967 Christchurch
Age at death84
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22275370