George Alfred TEMPANY

Regimental number12/1062
AddressWynyard House, Eden Road, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMrs Julia Tempany, Penzer, 151 Vicarage Road, Whatford, England
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.

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'On 25th April, 1915, during operations near Kaba Tepe, for conspicuous bravery during a retirement in advancing under heavy fire into the enemy's lines, and carry back a wounded comrade to safety.'
Source: London Gazette
Date: 3 June 1915

Mentioned in Despatches

'Mentioned in General Ian Hamilton's despatch of 20th May 1915. (Commander Mediterranean Expeditionary Force).'
Source: London Gazette
Date: 5 August 1915

Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body