Frederick Norman GILLANDER

Regimental number12/746
Place of birthAuckland
AddressNgaruawahia, Waikato
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Charles Gillander, Ngaruawahia, Waikato
Rank on embarkationBugler
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 unit16th (Waikato) Company, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsTwelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth Gillander, Ngaruawahia, Hamilton
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. Surname incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as GILLANDERS.
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 16786098