Regimental number12/779
AddressMidhirst, Taranaki
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, Askew Keightley, Midhirst, Taranaki
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 unit16th (Waikato) Company, Auckland Infantry Battalion
FateDied of disease 25 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBaghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row A, Grave No 5), Baghdad, Iraq
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: the late Askew and Mary Keightley, Midhirst, Taranaki
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Prisoner of war ex-Gallipoli

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

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