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Full Name
Albert John Gourlay
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Albert John
Surname
Gourlay
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
59358
Gender
Male
Place of Birth
Australia
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Canvasser
Next of Kin
Mrs E.R. Gourlay (wife), 8B Boston Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
29th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Embarkation Date
15 August 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
HMNZT 92
Vessel
Ruahine
Destination
Glasgow, Scotland
Nominal Roll Footnotes
Born in Australia.
Nominal Roll Number
70
Page on Nominal Roll
8
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
United Kingdom to France
Date of Death
1 November 1918
Age at Death
44
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England
Grave Reference
II. C. 3.
Biographical Notes
Albert Gourlay was the husband of E. R. Gourlay, of 17 Lombard St., Palmerston North, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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