Regimental number12/1073
AddressOhura, King Country
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinBrother, M C Lawson, Auctioneer, 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.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateDied of wounds 11 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of death given as 8 August 1915 on CWGC site.
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Mrs Katrina Rasmussen Olsted, Te Awamutu
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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