Regimental number12/28
Date of birth25 May 1892
Place of birthWoodville
OccupationTimber worker
AddressLake Road, Devonport
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22.4
Height5' 11"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella Bickerton, Gladstone Street, Newton, Auckland
Previous military serviceServed in the New Zealand Garrison Artillery; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date24 August 1915
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.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2/2060
Final rankGunner
Final unitNew Zealand Field Artillery
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 7 August 1918
Discharge date28 April 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Marama', 7 August 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 28 April 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death29 March 1949 Auckland
Age at death57
Place of burialWaikumete Cemetery (Soldiers Burial K Row 2, Plot 32), Glen Eden, Auckland
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 22276261