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Francis Henry Lampen

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Photo of Major Lampen with two Nursing sisters after returning on the ship Navua

Major lampen with two Nursing Sisters

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Lampen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5/250A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1880 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 28 September 1914 AWMM Regular soldier/Civilian AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Lampen enlisted with the NZEF in the UK and was in charge of bringing other NZ units from the UK to Egypt in 1914

    On 1 March 1916, he was appointed Brigade Major (BM) of 2 NZ Infantry Brigade

    He was discharged from the NZEF on 31 March 1917 and returned to NZ to serve as Adjutant at Trentham Camp

    He later served as General Staff Officer (GSO) of the Otago Military District in 1919

    On 1 May 1921, he became Commander of the Otago District

    Transferred to Reserve of Officers early in 1924; moved over to 14 Battery, NZ Artillery on 23 May 1924; and returned to the reserves on 24 June 1926

    Lampen served as a Captain with the Somes Battalion, Home Guard, 1941-42 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 May 1950 AWMM
    Age 70 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
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  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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