STAFF, Albert
(Service number 26/1102)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Lance Corporal


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs H Staff (mother) Helmingham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 4th Battalion, D Company
Date 5 February 1916
Transport HMNZT 42,43,44 Ulimaroa, Mokoia, Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion, 3rd

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 15 August 1917 Age 29
Place of Death Belgium
Cause Died of Wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck Nord, France
Memorial Reference I W 5
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Kingsdown Hall War Memorial plaque, Ashburton War Memorial Panel 3

Biographical Notes

Son of Elijah and Harriet Staff 67 Helmingham, Stowmarket, England


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Liz Shea (SC branch NZSG)

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