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James Arthur Crapp

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Private James A Crapp - of Blenheim.

Private James A Crapp - of Blenheim.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Crapp AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 31809 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Opotiki New Zealand Public - Judith Martin nee Fairs - Other Relative - 26 June 2015 - family records your spelling is wrong
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 18 October 1916 AWMM People's Palace, Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs I Brown, Tindall Street, Springlang, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 October 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 31809 AWMM
  • Military service
    Enlisted 18 October 1916 - 5 MTM Battery Reinforcements; taken on strength 5 MTM Battery 27 March 1917; taken on strength Australian HTM Battery 20 February 1918. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • 10 Apr 1918 {Age 31} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9.75" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      150 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 15 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917.
    Found guilty, Camp Sling, 14 February 1917, of being drunk and creating a disturbance after lights out, and being absent from Roll Call at 9.30 pm: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks and fined 10/-.
    Found guilty, NZ Command Depot, Codford, 4 May 1917, of being absent without leave from 2 pm, 3 May, to 1.30 pm,4 May 1917.
    Found guilty, 23 July 1917, of being absent without leave from midnight, 22 July, to 10.20 am, 23 July 1917: forfeited 1 day's pay and awarded 96 hours' detention.
    Found guilty, Camp Sling, 8 August 1917, of neglecting to obey an order given by his superior officer in that he failed to answer CB calls at 6.30 am, 5 pm, 6 pm, 6.30 pm, 7 pm, 7.30 pm, 8 pm, 8.30 pm, 9 pm, and 9.15 pm on 8 August 1917: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks and forfeiture of 14 days' pay.
    Found guilty, Tidworth, 14 August 1917, of neglecting to obey an order given by his superior officer in that he failed to answer CB calls at 6.30 am, 5 pm, 6 pm, 6.30 pm, 7 pm, 7.50 pm, 8 pm. 8.30 pm, 9 pm, 9.15 am on 13 August 1917, and at 6.30 am, 5 pm, 6 pm, 6.30 pm, 7 pm, 7.30 pm on 14 August 1917: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks and forfeited 2 days' pay.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 5 September 1917; joined 2nd Bn, 3rd NZ Rifle Brigade, and posted to C Company, 16 September 1917.
    Wounded in action, 12 October 1917 (gun shot wound, left thigh), and admitted to 1st NZ Field Ambulance; transferred same day to No 2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; to 12th General Hospital, Rouen, 14 October 1917; to England, 20 October 1917, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 21 October 1917. Transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 28 February 1918; classified as 'unfi't by Medical Baord, 13 March 1918.
    Found guilty, Hornchurch, of being absent from hut when detailed as hut orderly: awarded 2 days' confined to barracks.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board HMNZT 'Ulimaroa', 1 May 1918; discharged, 3 October 1918.
    Total war service: 2 years 72 days (of which 1 year 212 days was abroad). AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 April 1918 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 31 AWMM
    FranceEurope Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    VILLERS AWMM

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Sources

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    • AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
01 July 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
26 June 2015Judith Martin nee FairsOpotikiOther Relative

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