George William WOODBRIDGE

Regimental number12/487
Date of birth8 July 1891
Place of birthChelsea, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMrs Florence Woodbridge, 21 Comyn Road, Clapham Junction, London, England
Previous military serviceServed in the 6th Regiment, Territorial Force; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date11 August 1914
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 rankLance Corporal
Final unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 6 November 1918
Discharge date21 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HT 'Ayrshire', 6 November 1918; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 21 January 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death10 November 1976 Hamilton
Age at death85
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22024981

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