William ALCOCK

Regimental number12/1137
Date of birth20 November 1892
Place of birthNorthern Wairoa
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, H Alcock, The Dell, Upper Queen Street, Auckland
Enlistment date28 October 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 rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Battalion
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 25 September 1915
Discharge date25 November 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Discharged (medically unfit: catarrh), 25 November 1915.

War service: 321 days abroad

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1
Date of death25 May 1970
Age at deathAuckland
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22269766

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