George Harry WOOLLEY

Regimental number12/7
Date of birth3 August 1890
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinAlbert Woolley, 5 Rata Road, Devonport, Auckland
Enlistment date11 August 1914
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
Final unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 19 September 1916
Discharge date16 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to New Zealand from England on board SS 'Remuera', 19 September 1916; discharged (medically unfit), 16 May 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Series 18805, File 22022278

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