Katikati e-memorial for soldiers who left from Katikati to serve in World War One

A project completed in association with the Katikati Returned Services Association.

Information kindly researched and provided by P.R.Lascelles NZEF Research Service with additional material provided by local families.

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Serial No.1 18216
Rank 2nd Lieutenant (on embarkation)
Full Name Alfred Cecil Chris. HUNTER
Status/Occupation -- / Bank Clerk
Body 16th Reinforcement, NZEF
Unit F Company, 10th Reinforcement to 2nd New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Last Address --
Next of Kin Mrs Emily Gertrude Hunter (Mother), Katikati, via Waihi
WW1 Medal Entitlement Military Cross [M.C.]
British War Medal 1914-19
Victory Medal
Embarked 2 Embarked 19th August 1916
aboard HMNZT 61 (ss Aparima)
and disembarked 24th October 1916 at Devonport, ENGLAND
Casualty List 3 Book IX, Page 874
1st Battalion Canterbury Infantry Regiment Wounded Officer
"… 2nd Lieut. Hunter, A.C.C. Date Reported 2nd July 1917; Casualty List No 611/10; Force 16th Reinforcement"

Book XII, Page 1539
Canterbury Infantry Regiment Wounded Officer
"… Lieut. Hunter, A.C.C. (MC) (2nd Occasion) Date Reported 14th April 1918; Casualty List No 829/2; Force 16th Reinforcement"
Roll of Honour 4 No
Notes Attested 11th October 1915
Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 10th August 1916 just prior to embarkation
Promoted to Lieutenant on 7th June 1917
MC [Lieutenant, Canterbury Infantry Regiment; L.G. 30507 4th February 1918]
Struck off Strength 17th December 1919.
1. New Zealand Expeditionary Force - Embarkation Roll 1914-1918
2. Studholme, J. Some Records of the N.Z. Expeditionary Force
3. New Zealand Expeditionary Force - List of Casualties
4. New Zealand Expeditionary Force - Roll of Honour

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left: The plaque on Alfred Hunter's grave in the Katikati Cemetery on Springs Road records his military decoration.