Thank you Liverpool Annie for getting a translation of the French incident report! I'm beginning to think that it might be quite possible that Albert was acting as a translator for the BEF. With the increasing numbers of refugees in that part of France from Belgium, he may have been helping the BEF with organisation, communication etc? As there were no New Zealand soldiers over there at that time, it might be that the NZ Govt simply did not think/know to include Albert in its records. I think it would be quite interesting to find out more about William Johnson, who is buried next to Albert. He was a Gunner in the Royal Artillery 3bty., 6 H A A Regt. If anyone knows anything about the movements of this regiment, please let me know! It may shed more light on what Albert was doing with them.