Alfred Cusro WHITHAM

Regimental number12/655
Date of birth16 August 1894
Place of birthAuckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMrs Whitham, Gilbert Street, New Plymouth
Enlistment date14 August 1914
Rank on embarkationCorporal
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 rankCorporal
Final unitAuckland Infantry Battalion
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 29 January 1916
Discharge date11 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to New Zealand from England on board HT 'Arawa', 29 January 1916; discharged (medically unfit for further war service)
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death16 November 1959 Whangarei
Age at death65
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22018826

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