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Aubrey Horotiu Black, TWIN

Birthplace: Kaihu, North Auckland, New Zealand
Death: Died in Gallipoli, Çanakkale, Turkey
Cause of death: Killed In Action
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Black and Te Tuhiwhakaura Paerau Black
Brother of Charlotte Paerau Black, I; Charlotte Paerau Black II - Kinneburgh; Winifred Hinetapu Black; Stanley Rongo Black, TWIN; Mary Ninihi Black, TWIN and 3 others

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About Aubrey Horotiu Black, TWIN

Full Name Private Aubrey Horotiu Black

Rank Last Held Private

Forename(s) Aubrey Horotiu

Surname Black

Also Known As Aubrey Horotui Black

War World War I, 1914-1918

Serial No. 12/962


Gender Male

First Known Rank Private

Next of Kin Stanley Black, Dargaville, North Auckland, New Zealand

Marital Status Single

Enlistment Address 12 Roslyn Terrace, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand

Military District Auckland

Body on Embarkation Main Body

Embarkation Unit Auckland Infantry Battalion

Embarkation Date 16 October 1914

Place of Embarkation Auckland, New Zealand

Transport HMNZT 8


Vessel Star of India or Waimana

Destination Suez, Egypt

Page on Nominal Roll 57

Campaigns Gallipoli

Last Unit Served Auckland Infantry Battalion

Place of Death Gallipoli, Turkey

Date of Death 8 August 1915

Age at Death 22

Year of Death 1915

Cause of Death Killed in action

Memorial Name Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey

Memorial Reference Panel 9.

Biographical Notes Aubrey Black was the son of Alfred and Tuhi Black, of Dargaville.

Typo middlename in Nominal Rolls

Description of Image Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915

Further References Military personnel file listed at Archives New Zealand. Search for information about this person's Military Personnel File. Use the Simple Search option.

Additional Information Listed by Archives New Zealand as BLACK, Aubrey Horotiu - WW1 13/962 - Army and by CWGC and in Nominal Rolls with service number 12/962

Sources Used Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919

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Aubrey Horotiu Black, TWIN's Timeline

December 10, 1892
North Auckland, New Zealand
August 8, 1915
Age 22
Gallipoli, Çanakkale, Turkey