Gordon Stanley Simpson Unknown date of birth - Died 13 January 1918 PDF Key details Service number21903 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Corporal/Military AWMM New Zealand Machine Gun Corps, No. 5 Company AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003. - Image ha … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesGordon Stanley AWMM SurnameSimpson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number21903 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs Eva Margaret Simpson (mother), Tinwald, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number21903 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 21 Aug 1916-24 October 1916 AWMM to Plymouth, Devon AWMM HMNZT 62 AWMM Vessel was Mokoia AWMM Rifleman AWMM 7th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company AWMM New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Corporal/Military AWMM New Zealand Machine Gun Corps, No. 5 Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Only son of Andrew B. and Eva M. Simpson, of Christchurch AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death13 January 1918 AWMM Age 20 AWMM AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes CemeteryAeroplane Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM VI. C. 26 AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Gordon Stanley Simpson by laying a poppy. Gordon Simpson Gordon James Simpson Gordon Stanley Simpson Gordon Strachan Simpson Graham Crichton Simpson Lay a poppy for 2019 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Gordon Stanley Simpson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission. http://www.cwgc.org Sources Used Military personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7817378 Further Reference Luxford, J. (1923). With the machine gunners in France and Palestine. Auckland, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs. Digital copy http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH1-Mach.html Further Reference FamNet: The Family History Network record page http://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C14440 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 38: 36 AWMM Reddiex, G.R. (2015). Just to let you know I’m still alive.Wellington NZ: Grantham House Publishing Public - Glenn - Researcher - 15 April 2019 - Postcard from the private collection of Glenn Reddiex, published in this book, page 134.