Māori › Ralph Dawson Kearton Born 15 January 1890 - Died 18 June 1916 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 6/4076 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRalph Dawson AWMM SurnameKearton AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 6/4076 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth15 January 1890 AWMM Cumbria, England AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationWW1 C.F. Kearton (father), Ikawai, via Glenavy, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 6/4076 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 04 Mar 1916-8 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 47 AWMM Vessel was Willochra AWMM Private AWMM 10th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company AWMM New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Ralph Kearton was the son of Christopher Thomas and Sarah Kearton, of Ikawai, Glenavy, South Canterbury, New Zealand.Born in Cleator Moor, Cumbria, England. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death18 June 1916 AWMM Age 26 AWMM AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Death notes CemeteryBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM II. E. 243. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Ralph Dawson Kearton by laying a poppy. Arthur Logan Kearton James Arnold Kearton Ralph Dawson Kearton Thomas Kearton John Compton Keasberry Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Ralph Dawson Kearton Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=18055606 Further Reference SCRoll profile (South Canterbury Roll of Honour) https://museum.timaru.govt.nz/explore/scroll/profile?id=1697 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/200176/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/200176 Further Reference DocumentsInformation kindly provided by family AWMM Military Service Record AWMM New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 26: 15 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 12 February 2020S.ChristchurchOther relative 10 February 2020SChristchurch New ZealandOther relative The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.