Albert Henry BANWELL

Regimental number12/312
Date of birth24 June 1891
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 9"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, F Banwell, 91 Somerville Road, St Andrew's, Bristol, England
Enlistment date14 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.
Final rankSergeant
Final unitAuckland Infantry Battalion
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 10 August 1915
Discharge date9 December 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Aparima', 19 August 1915 (prisoner escort duty); discharged, 9 December 1915.

War service: 1 year 118 days (of which 335 days were abroad)

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 1880, File 22275472

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