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Full Name: Phillip Richard Bond
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Phillip Richard
Surname: Bond
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 6/190
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Mrs F. Heppleston (sister), Paradise Road, Napier, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Canvastown, New Zealand
Military District: Canterbury
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Vessel: Tahiti or Athenic
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 64
Military Awards: Military Medal (MM)
Award Circumstances: 'for going out under shell-fire and carrying in the driver of the ammunition waggon, who was wounded; and then, with three others, bringing in the ammunition to the gun-pit from the waggons.'
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 5 June 1915
Age at Death: 28
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey
Grave Reference: IV. A. 33.
Obituary: Obituary: Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917.
Biographical Notes:
  • Phillip Bond was the son of Richard and Mary Bond, of Petone, New Zealand.
  • Attended Auckland Grammar School.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Further References: Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1916, Third term. p.19.
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Auckland Grammar School chronicle. [1913-]. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School.
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