Herbert Horatio Spencer WESTMACOTT

Regimental number12/895
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinH Westmacott, Nile Street, Timaru
Rank on embarkationLieutenant
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 rankCaptain (temporary Major)
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment

Mentioned in Despatches

'Sir D Haig's despatch dated 8th November, 1918, submitting names deserving of special mention.'
Source: London Gazette
Date: 31 December 1918

Officer of the Order of the British Empire

'For valuable services rendered in connection with the war.'
Source: London Gazette
Date: 3 June 1919

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