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ALBERT JOSEPH HALLGARTH

HALLGARTH, ALBERT JOSEPH

RANK:   PRIVATE                SERIAL NO:  47425

UNIT:    17th COY, 2nd BTN, WELLINGTON INFANTRY REGIMENT

BORN:       07/06/1896          -       FRASERTOWN, WAIROA

DIED:     14/12/1917        KILLED IN ACTION 
     
PLACE:    YPRES, BELGIUM

SINGLE:                  RELIGION:   ROMAN CATHOLIC

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Mrs. R.E. WORKMAN (mother), KAIAUA, AUCKLAND

SIBLINGS:   

NEXT OF KIN:   T. NUTT (friend), WANSTEAD, C.H.B.

OCCUPATION:  FARM HAND

EMPLOYER:   

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   

HEIGHT:   5’ 4”        WEIGHT:    130lb.        CHEST:   31½”

COMP:   CLEAR        EYES:   BLUE            HAIR:  TAN
    
EDUCATION:   4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD
 
GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, IEPER,
                    WEST-VLAANDEREN BELGIUM                

                           
ENLISTED:      WAIPUKURAU            DATE:   20/02/1917

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT:  26th  

MILITARY RECORD:
20/02/1917.  POSTED TO ‘B’ COMPANY, 26th REINFORCEMENT.
09/06/1917.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON HMNZT 85 ‘WILLOCHRA’ FOR U.K.
16/08/1917.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT, U.K.
16/08/1917.  MARCHED INTO ‘SLING’.
01/10/1917.  PROCEEDED OVERSEAS (FRANCE).
11/10/1917.  JOINED BATTALION, POSTED TO 17th COMPANY, 2nd BATTALION,
WELLINGTON INFANTRY REGIMENT, IN THE FIELD.
14/12/1917.  KILLED IN ACTION, YPRES, BELGIUM.
                                                                              
 

AWARDED:    

BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.