Alfred John ANDERSON

Regimental number12/681
Date of birth1892
AddressTe Kopuru, Northern Wairoa
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, C J Anderson, Te Kopuru, Northern Wairoa
Rank on embarkationSergeant
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 rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Battalion
FateCommenced return to New Zealand
Discharge date5 March 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

War service: 1 year 206 days (of which 1 year 111 days was abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death6 November 1939 Auckland
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22269919 (file only 4 pages: very little detail)

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