Regimental number12/369
Date of birth1888
Place of birthGreymouth, West Coast
Address3 Havelock Street, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 10"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Albert Wainwright, 3 Havelock Street, Auckland
Previous military serviceWanganui Guards, Volunteer Corps
Enlistment date3 September 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 unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateCommenced return to New Zealand
Discharge date11 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 23/945 Horace Claude WAINWRIGHT; 50787 Rifleman Alan Walter WAINWRIGHT, 2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Discharged on termination of period of engagement, 11 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death11 October 1939
Place of burialAuckland