(Service number 6/4029)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||20 March 1896||Place of Birth||Temuka, New Zealand|
|Date||17 November 1915||Age||19|
|Address at Enlistment||King Street, Temuka, New Zealand|
|Previous Military Experience||2nd Company, South Canterbury Regiment|
|Next of Kin||J.Elder (Father), King Street, Temuka, New Zealand|
|Medical Information||Fit for service|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||10th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company|
|Date||3 April 1916|
|Transport||Willochra or Tofua|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Auckland Infantry Regiment|
|Service Medals||Britsh War Medal, Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
29 April 1916 - admitted No.20 General Hospital, Camiers France (Scabies); 17 May 1916 - admitted No.20 General Hospital, Camiers France (Scabies).
|Date||15 September 1916||Age||20|
|Place of Death||Somme, France|
|Cause||Killed In action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Quarry Cemetery, Montauban, Somme, France|
|Memorial Reference||VI. B. 4.|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Temuka RSA Roll of Honour; Temuka War Memorial|
Son of James and Agnes Elder of 249 King St, Temuka, New Zealand.
Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database [9/9/2013]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5537 0037453) [11/11/2013];
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