Duncan Currie WATERSON

Regimental number12/1006
Address4 Princes Street, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMother, Mrs May Waterson, 23 Ruthven Street, Hillhead, Glasgow, Scotland
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

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty while in charge of advanced traffic posts. The roads in the vicinity were at times subjected to heavy shelling, but regardless of his own safety he carried out his duties with great ability and resource.'
Source: London Gazette
Date: 3 June 1918

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

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