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Full Name
Albert Victor Ball
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Albert Victor
Surname
Ball
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
8/2404
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
A.E. Ball (father), 79 Middle Street, Southampton, England
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Victoria Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
5th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
13 June 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui
Destination
Suez, Egypt (24 July - 6 August 1915)
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
31
Campaigns
Gallipoli
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
7 December 1915
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Turkey
Grave Reference
Special Memorial A. 7.
Biographical Notes
Albert Ball was the son of Albert Edward and Emily Blanche Ball, of 76, Middle St., Southampton. Native of Totterdown, Bristol, England.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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