William BAUER

Regimental number12/1099
Date of birth4 October 1893
Place of birthWaipawa
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWaitomo Caves
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss Francis Bauer, 5 Wood Street, Ponsonby, Auckland
Previous military serviceServedfor 3 years in the School Cadets; 6 months in the 16th (Waikato) Regiment, Territorial Force; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date8 September 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 rank2nd Lieutenant
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 8 March 1919
Discharge date13 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to New Zealand from Southampton on board HT 'Willochra', 8 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 13 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death31 May 1933 Wellington
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 22273498

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