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Harold Thomas Crampton

I spent Anzac Day 2015 in Loos en Gohelle, Northern France. I spent some time at F/O Cramptons grave.

FO Harold Crampton - Loos en Gohelle

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Crampton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ416861 AWMM
    • WWII 416861 AWMM
    • WWII 416861 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Waka
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Civilian life

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  • Birth
    20 November 1916 Martyn CheviotCanterbury Martyn
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  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
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Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ416861 AWMM
    • WWII 416861 AWMM
    • WWII 416861 AWMM
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Medical history

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    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

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  • Harold Crampton was the son of Robert Marlborough Crampton and of Eliza Crampton (nee Waters), of Cheviot, Canterbury, New Zealand; husband of Betty Hope Crampton, of Te Awamutu. Source: Martyn, For Your Tomorrow, p.148. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    11 August 1944 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    LensFrance AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Loos British Cemetery, Loos-en-Gohelle, France AWMM Plot 18. Row G. Grave 32. AWMM
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