Regimental number12/1074
Date of birth5 July 1887
Place of birthChelsea, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGlenville, Beresford Street, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 4.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Gibbs, 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea, London, England
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Army Ordnance Corps, England; time expired; not serving in any military unit at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAuckland
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
FateDied of wounds 9 June 1915
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialChatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No 84), Alexandria, Egypt
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary Ann Williams, 27 Cadogan House, Beaufort Street, Chelsea, London, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22019723

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