Douglas Selwood HEWETT

Regimental number12/947
Address21 Eden Crescent, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinBrother, W S Hewett, c/o Messrs Grindley and Gunn, Bombay, India
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.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateDied of disease 20 March 1915
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No 179), Egypt
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body