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Full Name
Hugh Francis Poland
Rank Last Held
Driver
Forename(s)
Hugh Francis
Surname
Poland
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10659
First Known Rank
Driver
Occupation before Enlistment
Bank clerk
Next of Kin
Hugh Poland M.P. (father), Paeroa, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
12th Reinforcements New Zealand Field Artillery, No. 4 Howitzer Battery
Embarkation Date
6 May 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Mokoia or Navua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
31
Page on Nominal Roll
12
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Field Artillery
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
4 October 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Memorial plaque, Bank of New Zealand (Officers of the BNZ who laid down their lives in the Great War AD 1914-1919), BNZ Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
  • Memorial Plaque, Bank of New Zealand Arcade, Wellington (Photo Paul Hickford, 2014)
Sources Used
Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917

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