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Full Name
Martin Andrew Simpson
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Martin Andrew
Surname
Simpson
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/349
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Arthur Simpson, Wairangi, Nelson, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Wairangi, Nelson, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti or Athenic
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
664
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
7 August 1915
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference
Panel 13
Biographical Notes
Son of Arthur John and Maria Williams Simpson (nee Foote), of Picton.
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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