(Service number 3/3635)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||24 May 1882||Place of Birth||Kaiapoi|
|Address at Enlistment||Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs I. ELDER (mother), 64 Hill Street, Wellington|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Hospital Ship No. 1, "Maheno" (Fourth Charter)|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Medical Corps|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||5 December 1965||Age||84 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Services Section, Row 117, Plot 15|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Hugh Elder, born on 24 May 1882 at Kaiapoi, was living in Timaru and working as a commercial traveller when he enlisted. He embarked on Hospital Ship No. 1 on the 6th voyage. At the time of his death he was resident at the Beverley War Veterans Home in Timaru.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [26 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [26 December 2016]
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