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Arthur Augustus Sperring

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Headstone of Private Arthur Augustus Sperring (26/280). Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEEB7251). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Private Arthur Augustus Sperring (26/280). Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Augustus AWMM
  • Surname
    Sperring AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/280 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 December 1884 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Sperring (mother), 9 Grosvenor Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, England AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/280 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of injury: G.S.W. rt. hip; rt leg amputated as result of tram Pension: 20/- Percent: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (c.1920). A further list of the names of ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arthur Sperring was the son of Arthur Henry and Emily Sperring, of 9 Grosvenor Rd., Whalley Range, Manchester, England. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM VI. A. 8. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 28 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (c.1920). A further list of the names of ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% : compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent war pensions; and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) discharged hospital patients; assessed as suffering permanent disability, and who are whilst in hospital, receiving full pensions. New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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