(Service number 7/1321)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank


Date 17 June 1895 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date 15 Aug 1914 - 31 Dec1915 Age
Address at Enlistment Sea View, Waimate
Occupation Farm Worker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin A. Garland(Father) Sea View, Waimate
Religion Anglican
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egypt 1915-16, Egyptian Expeditionary Force 1916
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 24 December 1916 Age 21
Place of Death Egypt
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference F 108
New Zealand Memorials St Augustine War Memorial, Waimate

Biographical Notes

Edward was the son of Alfred and Edith Mary Garland of Waimate


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015); Military personnel file via Archives New Zealand (January 2015)

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