Lawrence Herbert BAUER

Regimental number12/1012
Date of birth21 November 1892
Place of birthBega, New South Wales, Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 7"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Callaway, 324 King Street, Dunedin
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 August 1914
Place of enlistmentWhangarei
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 unitNew Zealand Machine Gun Battalion
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 7 September 1918
Discharge date13 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board HT 'Remuera', 7 September 1918; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 13 December 1918.

War service: 4 years 123 days (of which 4 years 7 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death26 October 1956 Whangarei
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22273497

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