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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: HMNZT 96
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: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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