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Full Name
Walter Charles Cropp
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
Walter Charles
Surname
Cropp
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
51969
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
Mrs W.C. Cropp (wife), 515 Manchester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
32nd Reinforcements Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Embarkation Date
21 November 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui
Destination
Liverpool, England
Nominal Roll Number
75
Page on Nominal Roll
34
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
14 April 1918
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Meteren Military Cemetery, France
Grave Reference
II. M. 328.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
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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