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John Jennings Crompton

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Unknown, photographer (1916). John Jennings Crompton, March 1916. Handwritten underneath photograph "killed in action, 1917, France". Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira (PH-1964-6-49). Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Jennings AWMM
  • Surname
    Crompton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/4017 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 May 1883 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
    20 May 1883 Public - Peter - Researcher - 16 October 2017 - Military records
  • Place of birth
    Taranaki Public - Peter - Researcher - 16 October 2017 - Military records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.C. Crompton (mother), Queen's Avenue, Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/4017 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 Farmer/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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry Jardine Crompton and Louisa C. Crompton, of 3, Mount Pleasant Rd., Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand. Native of Omata, Taranaki AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM X. C. 22 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • War Memorials at Riwaka and Stanley Brook; Auckland War Memorial Museum Hall of Memories Public - Peter - Researcher - 16 October 2017 - on site and on-line

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