Son of John Alexander and Anne Black.
Husband of Alice Ann Black (nee Whitlam), of Black Rock, Rarotonga, Cook Islands.
Father of Millicent Allison Black born 1912, Joyce Kathleen Black b 1914.
No. 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Mount Felix, Walton. (see vertical files (Hospitals, Military), Armoury Information Centre, Auckland War Memorial Museum.
Embarked Wellington, 29 July 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 28 September 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp.
Proceeded overseas to France, 10 October 1916; joined 2nd Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, in the field, 23 October 1916.
Admitted to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 16 February 1917.
Admitted to No 3 Canadian General Hospital, 13 March 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred to England, 26 March 1917 (pneumonia), and admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 26 March 1917.
Died of pneumonia, No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 5 April 1917.
Parents: John Alexander and Anne Black; Wife: Alice Ann Black, Black Rock, Rarotonga, Cook Islands AWMM