Regimental number12/511
Date of birth31 May 1885
Place of birthManchester, Lancashire, England
AddressMaungaturoto, North Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.4
Height5' 7.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinJ Butterworth, 80 Albion Street, Radcliffe, Manchester, England
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the West Riding Regiment, England.
Enlistment date6 September 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.
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 18 March 1917
Discharge date3 June 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Maheno', 18 March 1917; discharged (medically unfit on account of wounds received in action), 3 June 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death26 May 1962 Dairy Flat
Age at death77
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington) , Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 21890779