Frederick William ANDERSON

Regimental number12/680
Date of birth21 September 1894
AddressTe Kopuni
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 9.25"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, C J Anderson, Te Kopuni
Enlistment date13 August 1914
Place of enlistmentDargaville
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 rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Battalion
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 4 May 1915
Discharge date18 October 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to New Zealand, 4 May 1915 (medically unfit: persistent tachycardia); discharged, 18 October 1915.

War service: 1 year 66 days (of which 232 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death12 January 1962 Tirau
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22270050

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