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Full Name
Alfred Eric Waller
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Alfred Eric
Surname
Waller
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
12/3499
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
1893
Place of Birth
New Zealand
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Mrs Annie Waller (mother), Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Te Aroha, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
8th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
13 November 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
753
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
6 March 1918
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of bronchitis
Cemetery Name
Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
XXXI. G. 18.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
  • Son of James Henry Waller and Annie Waller.
  • Three sons served in WW1: Alfred Eric Waller (12/3499) died of bronchitis, Henry Thomas Waller (23/948) MM, and Leonard James Waller (24/1849) (KIA).
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Waller, A.E. - Walsh, N.H. (photo J Halpin 2010)
Archives NZ source
CWGC Cemetery
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum