Regimental number12/979
Date of birth23 June 1891
Place of birthAuckland
AddressCricket Avenue, Kingsland, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.2
Height5' 5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, Peter Anderson, Kingsland, Auckland
Previous military serviceServed in 3rd Auckland Regiment, Territorial Force; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAuckland
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 17 March 1919
Discharge date2 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England

Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HT 'Remuera', 17 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 2 June 1919.

War service: 4 years 287 days (of which 4 years 202 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death16 May 1946 Kawakawa
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22269886

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