Regimental number12/273
AddressSecond Avenue, Kingsland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, John Walding, Avon Street, Parnell, Auckland
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 22 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsTyne Cot Memorial (New Zealand Apse, Panel 1), Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eliza Walding, Driving Creek, Coromandel, Auckland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 12/924 John WALDING
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