Alexander BEANGE

Regimental number12/695
Date of birth15 December 1893
Place of birthWyndham
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.8
Height5' 8.5"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinAlexander Beange, Hautapu
Previous military serviceServed in the 16th (Waikato) Regiment, Territorial Force; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date13 August 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.
Discharge date23 December 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to New Zealand from Suez on board HT 'Tahiti', 11 September 1915; discharged (medically unfit for Active Service [gun shot wound, shoulder, ankylosis] although fit for Civil Employment), 23 December 1915
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death23 December 1959 Hamilton
Age at death66
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22273793

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