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Full Name
Alfred Frederick Land
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Alfred Frederick
Surname
Land
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
31418
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
E.G. Land (father), Manawaru, Te Aroha, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
20th Reinforcements E Company
Embarkation Date
2 January 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Opawa
Destination
London, England
Nominal Roll Number
49
Page on Nominal Roll
8
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
26 March 1918
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Biographical Notes
Alfred Land was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund George Land, of Manawaru, Thames, New Zealand.
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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