Aubrey Horotui BLACK

Regimental number12/962
Date of birth10 December 1892
ReligionChurch of England
Address12 Roslyn Terrace, Devonport, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 5.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinStanley Black, Dargaville
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 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 unit6th (Huraki) Company, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsChunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial (Panel No 9), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Tuhi Black, Dargaville
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
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 22276312

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