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Full Name: Ernest Raukapuka Gripp
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Ernest Raukapuka
Surname: Gripp
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.:
  • 11/46A
  • 15/46
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: Hans Markes Gripp, Raetihi, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Raetihi, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Headquarters, Wellington Mounted Rifles (attached)
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Orari or Arawa
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 286
Last Unit Served: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 30 May 1915
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: No. 2 Outpost Cemetery, Turkey
Grave Reference: E. 17.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Additional Information: Listed in Nominal Rolls as 15/46
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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