Albert Harwood BILLING

Regimental number12/514
Date of birth5 August 1893
Place of birthStratford
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 10"
Weight178 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Billing, Whangarei
Previous military serviceServed in the 16th (Waikato) Regiment, Territorial Force; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentWhangarei
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
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 8 March 1919
Discharge date13 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to New Zealand from Southampton on board HT 'Willochra', 8 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 13 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death13 October 1950 Wellington
Age at death56
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 22276226