Regimental number12/30
Date of birth21 September 1881
Place of birthWorcestershire, England
AddressEmpire Hotel, Auckland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23.11
Height6' 0.75"
Weight167 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs P Bigwood, 128 Drummond Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in Roberts' Horse; 4 months in Army Service Corps, South Africa (Boer War); not serving in any military unit at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date12 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAuckland
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 Regiment
FateDied of disease 22 April 1915
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot 1, Row F, Grave No 110), Greece
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Died of pneumonia, No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 22 April 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 22276194

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