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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: HMNZT 31
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: Military personnel file
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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