WAIKARAKA PARK CEMETERY
AUCKLAND CITY, NEW ZEALAND

In Memory of

WILLIAM JAMES CUTHBERTSON MM

Company Quartermaster Serjeant
12/3603
Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
who died on
Thursday, 22nd April 1920.

Son of Mrs. A. Cuthbertson, of Hillerest, Dundonald, Co. Down, Ireland. Served in Egypt, 1916, and on the Western Front, 1916-17.

Commemorative Information

Cemetery: WAIKARAKA PARK CEMETERY, Auckland City, New Zealand
Grave Reference: Area 2, Block W, Grave 90.
Location: Waikaraka Cemetery is in Neilson Street, Te Papapa, Auckland. There are 41 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and 11 of the 1939-1945 war here.

SOLDIERS DETAILS W.J. CUTHBERTSON
Serial No. 12/3603
Rank Company Quarter Master Sergeant (CQMS). Embarked as Private
Full Name William James CUTHBERTSON
Status / Occupation -- / Agent
Body A Company, 9th Reinforcement, New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit Auckland Infantry Regiment
Last Address --
Next of Kin J. Cuthbertson (Brother), 30 Curran Street, Ponsonby, AUCKLAND
WW1 MEDAL ENTITLEMENT Military Medal (SGT. W.J. CUTHBERTSON. AUCKLAND REGT)
British War Medal 1914-19
Victory Medal
EMBARKED Embarked 8th January 1916
aboard HMNZT 37 (ss Maunganui) and disembarked 8th February 1916 at Port Suez;
or aboard HMNZT 38 (ss Tahiti) and disembarked 7th February 1916 at Port Suez;
or aboard HMNZT 39 (ss Warrimoo) and disembarked 9th February 1916 at Port Suez.
(NB unable to ascertain which companies were transported in which troopship).
CASUALTY LIST Book VIII Page 755
2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, Wounded Non-commissioned Officers and Men
"12/3603 Sergeant Cuthbertson, W.J. Date Reported 7th March 1917; Casualty List No 529/5; Force 9th Reinforcement"
ROLL OF HONOUR Died after Discharge from New Zealand Expeditionary Force from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service:
"12/3603 CQMS Cuthbertson, William James; Auckland Regiment; 22nd April 1920"