GOLDSMAN, Alexander Rennie
(Service number 3/580)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 6 May 1888 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date 17 April 1915 Age
Address at Enlistment Avenue Rd, Timaru
Occupation Mercer for R.A. Scott & Co, Princess St., Dunedin
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin G. Goldsman (Father), Avenue Rd, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation No.1 Stationary Hospital, MedicalCorps
Unit, Squadron, or Ship MedicalĀ  Corps
Date 21 May 1915
Transport Marama (transferred to Moldavia for Suez)
Embarked From Wellington Destination Sydney, Australia (transferred for Suez)
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egypt 1915-16, Eygpt Expeditionary Force 1916, Salonika Balkan 1915-16, Western Europe 1916-18
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 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


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

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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