Holger Bro RANDRUP

Regimental number12/227
Date of birth13 April 1888
Place of birthDunedin
AddressWaimana Avenue, Northcote, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.5
Height5' 11.75"
Weight167 lbs
Next of kinFather, Neil Randrup, Leamington, Cambridge, Waikato
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the P&T Rifles, Wellington; 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
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialTwelve Tree Copse Cemetery (Special Memorial C 262), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Niel and Andrea Randrup, 30 Western Spring Road, Kingsland, Auckland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 10/1958 Hjalmer Augustus RANDRUP; 25592 Ralph Thomas RANDRUP
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 18805, File 20804103