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William Charles Comport

Birthplace: Rimu, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand
Death: September 16, 1916 (33)
Somme, Northern France, France (World War I: Killed in Action)
Place of Burial: Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Immediate Family:

Son of William Albert Comport and Ellen Foster Comport
Brother of Mary Jane Louden; Ellen Broadbent; Annie Comport; Pte. John Comport; George Comport and 7 others
Half brother of Private; Private; Annie Comport; Amy Benyon; Private and 5 others

Occupation: Canterbury Infantry Regiment
Find A Grave ID: 15292726
Service No: WWI 6/3282
Managed by: Private User
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About William Charles Comport

Private in CIR, file number 6/3282. Son of William Albert and Ellen Comport, of Rimu, Hokitika, Greymouth. Was one of three sons of William Albert Comport and Ellen Comport, nee Cutbush, who were killed during the Great War. His brothers' names were Albert Comport and Harry Comport. Source: Cenotaph https://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/...


  1. New Zealand and World War One Roll of Honour: http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~sooty/genealogy/nzefrohco-cu.html / Ref 6.4.2021
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William Charles Comport's Timeline

May 29, 1883
Rimu, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand

Birth Registration Number: (reg. 1884/2584).

September 16, 1916
Age 33
Somme, Northern France, France

Service No: 6/3282
Age at time of death: 33 years
Regiment/Service: Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F., 1st Bn.

September 16, 1916
Age 33
Longueval, Somme, France