TROTT, Albert James
(Service number 17017)

First Rank Sapper Last Rank Sapper


Date 23 December 1886 Place of Birth Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Waihao Forks, Waimate
Occupation Sheep farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin George TROTT (father), Waimate, South Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 17th Reinforcements, Divisional Signallers
Date 25 September 1916
Transport Devon
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Engineers

Military Awards

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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

Farm worker


Date 19 May 1961 Age 74 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 123, Plot 2
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Albert James Trott was the son of George and Mary Ann (née Ferrick) Trott.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [30 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [03 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [30 December 2016]

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