KRAIGER , Albert Ernest
(Service number 30237)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||9 January 1887||Place of Birth||Waimate, Canterbury|
|Date||21 August 1916||Age|
|Address at Enlistment||Woodville|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs G. A. KRAIGER (mother), Mangaweka|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||14th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, (F Company)|
|Date||30 December 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Plymouth, England|
|Other Units Served With||Canterbury Infantry Regiment|
|Last Unit Served With|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
|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.
|Date||1 June 1965||Age||78 yrs|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Purewa Crematorium, Auckland|
|New Zealand Memorials|
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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