|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Waimate|
|Next of kin||Father, H Myer, Regent Street, Timaru|
|Rank on embarkation||Rifleman|
|Unit name||New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1915, 3rd Reinforcements of 1st Battalion, E Company|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 38 Tahiti on
|Final rank||Lance Corporal|
|Final unit||2nd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||Tyne Cot Memorial (New Zealand Apse, Panel 2), Belgium|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Mr & Mrs Herman Myer, 139 Springfield Road, Christchurch|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Wellington, 8 January 1916; disembarked Suez, 8 February 1916.
Transferred to 2nd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment. 10 March 1916.
Embarked Egypt to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 7 April 1916.
Ordered to pay cost of 1 MT cover (5/4d), 27 April 1916.
Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 7 January 1917 (carbuncle, neck), and transferred to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to No 13 General Hospital, Boulogne, 12 January 1917; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 14 January 1917; discharged to Base Depot, Etaples, 18 February 1917.
Admitted to No 24 General Hospital, Etaples, 7 March 1917 (influenza); discharged to Base Depot, 25 March 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 19 June 1917.
Appointed Lance corporal, 31 August 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 12 September 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 27 September 1917.
Killed in action, Belgium, 12 October 1917.
Undated report of burial by Rev. J.A. Lush, attached 2nd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, in the vicinity of Passchendale/Bellevue Ridge; grave subsequently lost.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||Nominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 15, p. 4
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 21379234
The NZEF Project, UNSW@ADFA, 2003-2015