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KIMPTON, John William Francis
(Service number 9/2081)

Aliases
First Rank Trooper Last Rank

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Teamster
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin William Kimpton(father), Waimate, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinforcements Otago Mounted Rifles, D Squadron
Date 4 March 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 17 March 1916 Age 26
Place of Death At sea en route to Egypt
Cause Died of disease
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Otago Provincial Memorial, Andersons Bay, Dunedin New Zealand
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of William and Mary Ann Kimpton of Waimate

Sources

Cenotaph database (October 2014)

External Links

Related Documents

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Researched and Written by

Ann Munro, SC branch NZSG

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