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Full Name: Alfred Eric Waller
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Alfred Eric
Surname: Waller
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 12/3499
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 1893
Place of Birth: New Zealand
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Mrs Annie Waller (mother), Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Te Aroha, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: 8th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 13 November 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Willochra or Tofua
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 753
Last Unit Served: Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 6 March 1918
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of bronchitis
Cemetery Name: Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference: XXXI. G. 18.
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes:
  • Son of James Henry Waller and Annie Waller.
  • Three sons served in WW1: Alfred Eric Waller (12/3499) died of bronchitis, Henry Thomas Waller (23/948) MM, and Leonard James Waller (24/1849) (KIA).
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Waller, A.E. - Walsh, N.H. (photo J Halpin 2010)
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
CWGC Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
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