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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: HMNZT 73
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: Military personnel file
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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