RAYNER, Alfred Harman
(Service number 10/506)

Aliases Born alfred Herman RAYNER
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 2 October 1889 Place of Birth Pleasant Point

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Harbour Board Quarries, Wanganui
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin E. RAYNER, Upokongaro, Wanganui
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Wellington Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Arawa or Limerick
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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

NZ Railways


Date *July 1945 Age 55 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Aramoho Cemetery, Wanganui
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Alfred Harman Rayner was the son of William Thomas and Harriet Edith (née Goddard) Rayner. His brother Herbert also served in World War I, and another brother, Horace, also enlisted.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [18 March 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [18 March 2018]; Aramoho Cemetery, Wanaganui burial records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [18 March 2018]

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