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TAPP, John
(Service number 38992)

Aliases
First Rank Private Last Rank Private

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin C. Tapp (father), Otipua, Timaru, New Zealand
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 21st Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 19 January 1917
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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 8 October 1917 Age
Place of Death Belgium
Cause Died of wounds
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Memorial Reference IV. E. 31
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Beaconsfield/Otipua War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database, August 2013, CWGC.

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