HURDLEY, William
(Service number 13/644)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 8th November 1884 Place of Birth Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date 14th September 1914 Age 24
Address at Enlistment 13 London Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Occupation Adv. Agent
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin John Hurdley, P.O. Box 163, Timaru, New Zealand
Religion Anglican
Medical Information Brown hair, grey eyes, 5ft 7in, 154lb

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Auckland Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport HMNZT 8 Star of India or HMNZT 12 Waimana
Embarked From Auckland, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egyptian (1914-1916); Egyptian Expeditionary Force (1916-1917); Balkan (Gallipoli 1915)
Service Medals 1914-1915 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal;
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 13 December 1917 Reason No longer fit for service

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 10 August 1954 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph database (9 July 2015); Military personnel file (9 July 2015)

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