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Full Name
Albert Eric Ralston Bagnall
Rank Last Held
Gunner
Forename(s)
Albert Eric Ralston
Surname
Bagnall
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
49066
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Civil servant
Next of Kin
Mrs E. Bagnall (mother), 29 Mason's Avenue, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
27th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company
Embarkation Date
12 June 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
67
Page on Nominal Roll
11
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
26 August 1918
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France
Grave Reference
VI.B.18.
Memorial Name
  • Turua Roll of Honour, 1914-1918
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Obituary
Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1918.
Biographical Notes
  • Son of Emma and the late Albert Edward Bagnall, of 33 Sarsfield Street, Ponsonby, Auckland.
  • Attended Auckland Grammar School.
Description of Image
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Babb A.P.T. - Baildon W. (photo J Halpin 2010)
Archives NZ source
Further References
  • Archives New Zealand Auckland Regional Office - Archives reference - BBAE 1569/12686 - Gunner Albert Eric Ralston Bagnall (died 26 August 1918).
  • Letter to family from France dated 21 August 1918
  • Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1918, Third term. p.22.
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Auckland Grammar School chronicle. [1913-]. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School.
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