KRAIGER , Albert Ernest
(Service number 30237)

Aliases Albrecht Chreustein
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 9 January 1887 Place of Birth Waimate, Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date 21 August 1916 Age
Address at Enlistment Woodville
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs G. A. KRAIGER (mother), Mangaweka
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 14th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, (F Company)
Date 30 December 1916
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment
Last Unit Served With

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
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Liberation Date


Date 28 May 1919 Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Wounded 12 Oct 1917 & transferred to No 14 General Hospital on 13 Oct. Contracted influenza & admitted to General Hospital, Etaples, France, on 23 Nov 1918. Transferred to Military Hospital in Dulwich, England, on 18 Dec 1918.

Post-war Occupations



Date 1 June 1965 Age 78 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Purewa Crematorium, Auckland
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Born 9 Jan 1887 at Waimate. Son of John & Grace Acklerley (nee OATES) KRAIGER.


Cenotaph Database [09 September 2013]; NZ BDM historical records [09 September 2013]

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