John Brown SMITH

Regimental number12/251
Address157 Grafton Road, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinColvin Smith, 32 Opoho Road, North East Valley, Dunedin
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 unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1917
Place of burialTilloy British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No 4), Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, nr Arras, France
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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