HAMPTON, David Louis
(Service number 39047)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Tinsmith
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin W.J. Hampton (father), 11 Opawa Road, Christchurch, NZ
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship  Reinforcements  G Company
Date 13 February 1917
Transport Mokola
Embarked From Wellington, NZ Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 3rd

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 12 June 1917 Age 18
Place of Death Belgium
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Lijssent Military cemetery, Poperinge, West - Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Memorial Reference XXVI.BB.6A
New Zealand Memorials 2015 additions to the Tiimaru Memorial Wall; Mackenzie War Memorial, Fairlie, 2016 additions

Biographical Notes

David Hampton was the son of William John and Louisa Hampton,of Cricklewood, NZ


Paul McNicholl's list of additional names for the Tiimaru Memorial Wall (August 2013)                                                                                                                     Ann Munro-   Cenotaph Data Base, Auckland Museum

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