William John PEARMAIN

Regimental number12/835
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinJohn William S Pearmain, Melden Hall, Suffolk, England
Previous military serviceServed in the South African Campaign as S.M. with Captain Nesbitt's Horse.
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 unit16th (Waikato) Company, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialNo known grave
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Father: John W. S. Pearmain, North Terrace, Mildenhall, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body