Regimental number12/101
Date of birth3 October 1886
Place of birthOnehunga
AddressTrafalgar Street, Onehunga
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27.10
Height5' 8"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret W Fletcher, Upper Queen Street, Onehunga
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in D Company, No 2 Native Rifles Regiment.
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
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 7 August 1915
Discharge date4 February 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Admitted to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 18 April 1915; discharged and rejoined unit, 23 April 1915 (no further details recorded; no Form B103 on file).

Wounded in action, 8 May 1915 (no further details recorded).

Commenced return to New Zealand on board HMNZT 'Tahiti', 7 August 1915 ; discharged (medically unfit), 4 February 1916.

War service: 1 year 175 days (of which 321 days were overseas)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1
Date of death22 February 1963 Auckland
Age at death76
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805

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