Charles Edward BOND

Regimental number12/35
Date of birth2 July 1887
Place of birthAuckland
ReligionChurch of England
Address135 Wellesley Street West, Auckland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 10"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs C E Bond, 135 Wellesley Street, Auckland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 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 rankRifleman
Final unit2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 1 February 1919
Discharge date14 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

War service: 4 years 247 days (of which 4 years 151 days were abroad)
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death8 May 1954 Hamilton
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 22277225

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