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Full Name
Ernest Thrupp
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Ernest
Surname
Thrupp
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
11971
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Bushman
Next of Kin
Mrs Mary Thrupp (mother), Mauriceville, Wairarapa, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
12th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation Date
1 May 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ulimaroa
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
30
Page on Nominal Roll
7
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
8 June 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium
Biographical Notes
Ernest Thrupp was the son of Thomas and Mary Thrupp, of Mauriceville, Wellington, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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