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Full Name
Fairfield Thompson
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Fairfield
Surname
Thompson
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
39499
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
Mrs M.C. Thompson (wife), 251 Ormond Road, Whataupoko, Gisborne, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
Reinforcements G Company
Embarkation Date
13 February 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Mokoia
Destination
Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number
55
Page on Nominal Roll
30
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
7 October 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Oxford Road Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference
I. E. 7.
Biographical Notes
Fairfield Thompson was a native of Feilding, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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