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Full Name
Hugh Robert Shrimpton
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Hugh Robert
Surname
Shrimpton
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
3/106A
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Mrs F. Shrimpton, 308 Selwyn Street, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
19 Berry Street, Saint Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Medical Corps
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Unknown Vessel
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
660
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Medical Corps, Field Ambulance
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
29 September 1915
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
B. XVI. 1.
Biographical Notes
Hugh Shrimpton was the son of Bessie Shrimpton, of 44 Disraeli St., Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand, and the late Frank Shrimpton. Born at Amberley.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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