Henry Archibald William BILLING

Regimental number12/498
Date of birth30 September 1889
Place of birthHelensville
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 8.5"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinFather, H Billing, 56 Grey Street, Auckland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 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.
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 26 April 1917
Discharge date3 August 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HT 'Tainui', 26 April 1917; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 3 August 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death12 April 1972 Dargaville
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 22276234

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