Regimental number12/2695
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMother, Mrs Cross, Kamo, Whangarei
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 6th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board Willochra on 14 August 1915
Final rankLance Corporal
Final unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row C, Grave No 20), Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Mrs M. Cross, 'The Gables', Russell, Bay of Islands

Mentioned in Despatches

'Mentioned in Field Marshall D. Haig's despatch of 7 November 1917 for distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty during the period February 26th to midnight September 20/21st, 1917.'
Source: London Gazette
Date: 28 December 1917

Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Sixth