Regimental number12/1002
Date of birth12 July 1885
Place of birthAuckland
Address12 Crummer Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 9"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Angove, 12 Crummer Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in 8th Garrison Artillery; resigned on changing residence; not serving in any military unit at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date12 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.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsTwelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Mrs Margaret Angove, 36 Haslett Street, Auckland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22270579