Cedric Mornington WYRALL

Regimental number12/479
Date of birth1 June 1889
Place of birthAldershot, Hants, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTe Whetu via Putaruru
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.2
Height5' 9.5"
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Wyrall, The Nutshells, Duff's Hill, Glenford, Suffolk, England
Previous military serviceServed in the 6th (City of London Rifles) Regiment, British Army; resigned upon emigration; not serving in any military unit at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date13 August 1914
Place of enlistmentPaeroa
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 unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsTwelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Edward and Isabella Sophia Wryall, Glemsford, Suffolk, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, 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 22022934