Walter Richard WESTAWAY

Regimental number12/154
Address171 Ponsonby Road, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Westaway, 34 Porter's Street, Ashton Gate, Bristol, 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.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateDrowned (torpedoed) 23 October 1915
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialAt sea
Commemoration detailsMikra Memorial, Salonika [Thessalonika], Greece
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Mrs Elizabeth Westaway, 34 Peter Street, Ashton Gate, Bristol, England
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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

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