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Full Name
Archibald Jameson Taucher
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Archibald Jameson
Surname
Taucher
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
27984
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Farm hand
Next of Kin
R. Taucher (father), Francis Line, Carterton, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
12th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation Date
16 October 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
43
Page on Nominal Roll
29
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, F Company
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
24 March 1917
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Grave Reference
III. B. 27.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Archibald Taucher was the son of Robert and Helen Taucher, of Carterton, New Zealand, and the brother of Rupert.S. Taucher (33476) who also died in WW1.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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