Regimental number12/86
Date of birth11 July 1870
Place of birthScotland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Robertson, Paeroa
Previous military serviceNew Zealand Permanent Staff
Enlistment date12 August 1914
Place of enlistmentPaeroa
Rank on embarkationSergeant Major
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 rankSergeant Major
Final unitAuckland Infantry Battalion
FateInvalided back to New Zealand
Discharge date31 December 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 30 April 1915 (gun shot wound).

Discharged from hospital to return to New Zealand, 5 June 1915.

Arrived at Wellington on board HMNZT 'Willochra', 15 July 1915.

Returned to duty, Auckland Military District, 29 September 1915.

Discharged on termination of engagement, 31 December 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 December 1946
Age at death76
Place of burialHamilton
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805

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