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Full Name
Leonard Henry Frampton
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
Leonard Henry
Surname
Frampton
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
24/756
First Known Rank
Corporal
Next of Kin
F. Frampton (father), Sea view, Ashburton, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Sea view, Ashburton, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
C Company
Embarkation Date
9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti
Destination
Suez, Egypt (22 November 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll
243
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, C Company
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
31 July 1916
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-d'Armentieres, Nord, France
Grave Reference
II.E.1
Biographical Notes
Leonard Frampton was the son of Frederick and Martha Frampton, "Seaview," Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003.
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Panel 1 (WW1), names, marble panel. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003.
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Commemoration panel WW1 and WW2, bronze plaque. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Commemoration panel WW1 1914 - 1918, marble panel. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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