HEYDER, Ernest Augustus
(Service number 6/4057)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank


Date 15 August 1895 Place of Birth Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Woodside, Geraldine
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Augustus Ernest Victor HEYDER (father), Woodside, Geraldine
Religion Methodist
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 4 March 1916
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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No information

Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Civil servant


Date 27 December 1960 Age 65 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Ernest Augustus Heyder was the sOon of Augustus Ernest Victor and Annie (née Waykins) Heyder.Ernest was educated at Christchurch Normal, St Albans and Richmond schools in Christchurch, and for atime he went to Mr Wilson's School.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 August 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [10 August 2017]; School Admission records (Canterbury Branch NZSG) [10 August 2017]

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