Andrew William LINTON

Regimental number12/785
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, Francis R Linton, Mangapiko via 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 rankSergeant
Final unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 14 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialGommecourt Wood New Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No 26), Foncquevillers, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis Robert and Emma Maria Linton
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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