Alexander Croom CARDNO

Regimental number12/327
AddressWhakatane, Bay of Plenty
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMother, Mrs E R Cardno, Cheltenham Terrace, Devonport, Auckland
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 rankSergeant
Final unitNo 2 Company, New Zealand Machine Gun Corps
FateKilled in Action 15 September 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Longueval, Somme, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Mrs E. R. Cardno, Cheltenham Terrace, Devonport, Auckland
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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