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CUMPSON ENTRY

No Surname Rank Service Number Date Of Death Age Regiment/Service Nationality Grave/Memorial Ref. Cemetery/Memorial Name

1 CUMPSON , JOSEPH  Rifleman 6555 26/09/1916 Unknown West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) Nationality: United Kingdom Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn. Date of Death: 26/09/1916 Service No: 6555 Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D. Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

COMPSTON ENTRIES

No Surname Rank Service Number Date Of Death Age Regiment/Service Nationality Grave/Memorial Ref. Cemetery/Memorial Name
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1 COMPSTON , A  Private 27479 11/07/1917 24 Manchester Regiment nationality: United Kingdom Unit Text: 24th Bn. Age: 24 Date of Death: 11/07/1917 Service No: 27479 Son of Samuel and Ellen Compston, of 35, Evening St., Failsworth, Manchester. Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 7. Cemetery: QUEANT ROAD CEMETERY, BUISSY
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2 COMPSTON , CATHERINE Civilian 07/05/1941 66 Civilian War Dead United Kingdom GREENOCK, BURGH OF, SCOTLAND Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Civilian Regiment/Service: Civilian War Dead Age: 66 Date of Death: 07/05/1941 of 8 East Blackhall Street. Died at Rue-end Street. Reporting Authority: GREENOCK
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3 COMPSTON , E Serjeant 110103 20/10/1918 27 The King's (Liverpool Regiment) Nationality: United Kingdom Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 27 Date of Death: 20/10/1918 Service No: 110103 Son of James and Jane Compston, of 9, Benjonson St., Liverpool. (Buried Quetta Govt. Cem. XXV. 2573.). Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Face 1. Memorial: DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE)
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4 COMPSTON , FRED  Private 52547 13/11/1916 Unknown The King's (Liverpool Regiment) Nationality: United Kingdom Unit Text: 1st Bn. Date of Death: 13/11/1916 Service No: 52547 Husband of H. Compston, of 74, Brunless St., Hollinwood, Oldham. Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 18. Cemetery: SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.2
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5 COMPSTON , JOHN MILTON  Second Lieutenant 08/10/1918 Unknown West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) Nationality: United Kingdom Unit Text: 1st Bn. Date of Death: 08/10/1918 Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. B. 1. Cemetery: BELLICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
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6 COMPSTON , SAMUEL Private 1658 03/10/1916 35 South African Infantry South African Nationality: South African Unit Text: 1st Regt.
Age: 35 Date of Death: 03/10/1916 Service No: 1658
Youngest son of Robert and Elizabeth Compston, of 9, Milnthorpe Rd., Kendal.
Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. CE. 1940. Cemetery: KENDAL (PARKSIDE) CEMETERY
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7 COMPSTON , SYDNEY Gunner 104083 16/08/1917 22 Royal Garrison Artillery United Kingdom Nationality: United Kingdom Unit Text: 192nd Siege Bty. Age: 22 Date of Death: 16/08/1917 Service No: 104083
Son of Susannah Compston, and the late Samuel Compston, of 22, Tipton St., Sedgley, Dudley, Staffs. Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. F. 32. Cemetery: CANADA FARM CEMETERY
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8 COMPSTON , THOMAS Private 39088 22/08/1918 20 Royal Scots Fusiliers United Kingdom Nationality: United Kingdom Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 20 Date of Death: 22/08/1918 Service No: 39088
Son of Patrick Compston, of 3, E. Crawford St., Greenock.
Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXI. E. 12. Cemetery: BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY
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9 COMPSTON , T H  Corporal 202177 06/09/1917 Unknown Lancashire Fusiliers United Kingdom Nationality: United Kingdom Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Date of Death: 06/09/1917
Service No: 202177 Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XIII. D. 17. Cemetery: TYNE COT CEMETERY
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 10 COMPSTON , WILLIAM Private 34472 09/04/1917 34 Highland Light Infantry United Kingdom Nationality: United Kingdom Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Age: 34 Date of Death: between 09/04/1917 and 11/04/1917
Service No: 34472 Son of James and Jane Compston; husband of Mary Compston, of 8, Court, 6, House, Newsham St., Liverpool.
Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. G. 47. Cemetery: FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS

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CUMPSTON[E] ENTRIES

No Surname Rank Service Number Date Of Death Age Regiment/Service Nationality Grave/Memorial Ref. Cemetery/Memorial Name

1  CUMPSTON , BASIL LANCELOT  Second Lieutenant 10/05/1917 24 Border Regiment Nationality: United Kingdom [I query this - I believe he was Canadian GM] Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 24 Date of Death: 10/05/1917 Son of Basil A. and Florence J Cumpston, of 443, Walmer Rd., Toronto, Canada. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 8. Cemetery: ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
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2 CUMPSTON , JOSEPH  Acting Bombardier 2081 23/03/1920 44 Royal Field Artillery Nationality: United Kingdom Unit Text: 3rd Div. Ammunition Col. Age: 44 Date of Death: 23/03/1920 Service No: 2081 Son of the late Joseph and Martha Cumpston, of Ruyton-Eleven-Towns, Shrewsbury. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Cemetery: KENNINGTON CEMETERY
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3  CUMPSTONE , FREDERICK  Private 15740 09/09/1916 21 Gloucestershire Regiment Nationality: United Kingdom Unit Text: 10th Bn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 09/09/1916 Service No: 15740 Son of Mr. E. M. Cumpstone, of White House, Walton-on-Trent, Staffs. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 5 A and 5 B. Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

CUMSTONE ENTRY

No Surname Rank Service Number Date Of Death Age Regiment/Service Nationality Grave/Memorial Ref. Cemetery/Memorial Name

1 CUMSTONE , J  Gunner 187102 17/07/1917 Unknown Royal Field Artillery Nationality: United Kingdom Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery Unit Text: "D" Bty. 256th Bde. Date of Death: 17/07/1917 Service No: 187102 Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 35. Cemetery: POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

CUMPSTY ENTRIES

No Surname Rank Service Number Date Of Death Age Regiment/Service Nationality Grave/Memorial Ref. Cemetery/Memorial Name

1 CUMPSTY , FREDERICK WILLIAM  Sapper 1368 09/11/1916 34 Royal Engineers
Nationality: United Kingdom Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers Unit Text: 1st/1st (Cheshire) Field Coy. Age: 34 Date of Death: 09/11/1916 Service No: 1368
Additional information: Son of Isaac and Mary Ann Cumpsty, of Hoylake, Cheshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 23.
Cemetery: VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY
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2 CUMPSTY , FREDERIC WILLIAM RAUKAWA  Pilot Officer 413386 31/07/1943 25 Royal New Zealand Air Force New Zealand Nationality: New Zealand Rank: Pilot Officer Regiment/Service: Royal New Zealand Air Force Unit Text: 75 Sqdn. Age: 25 Date of Death: 31/07/1943 Service No: 413386 Son of Charles Edwin and Mary Cumpsty, of Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 198. Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
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3 CUMPSTY , R V  Serjeant B/1544 23/06/1915 Unknown Rifle Brigade Nationality: United Kingdom Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade Unit Text: 9th Bn. Date of Death: 23/06/1915 Service No: B/1544 Additional information: Son of John Stephen and Mary Cumpsty, of Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 2. Row F. Grave 3A. Cemetery: LE TREPORT MILITARY CEMETERY
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4 CUMPSTY , STEPHEN HICKSON  Private 1509 28/05/1915 22 Manchester Regiment Nationality: United Kingdom Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: "C" roy. 1st/6th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 28/05/1915 Service No: 1509 Son of John Stephen and Mary Elizabeth Cumpsty. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 158 to 170. Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

COMPTON ENTRIES

There are 163 entries for this name. This is not one of the variants that I am researching.

COMPSON ENTRIES

No Surname Rank Service Number Date Of Death Age Regiment/Service Nationality Grave/Memorial Ref. Cemetery/Memorial Name

1 COMPSON , ERIC  Serjeant 4034493 18/09/1944 26 Royal Welch Fusiliers United Kingdom III. A. 16. LEOPOLDSBURG WAR CEMETERY
Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Serjeant Regiment/Service: Royal Welch Fusiliers Unit Text: 7th Bn. Age: 26 Date of Death: 18/09/1944 Service No: 4034493 Son of Arthur and Edith Compson, of Brockmoor, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire; husband of Margaret Ruby Compson, of Quarry Bank, Brierley Hill. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 16. Cemetery: LEOPOLDSBURG WAR CEMETERY
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2 COMPSON , HAROLD  Private 25132 18/10/1917 22 Worcestershire Regiment United Kingdom XIX. B. 12. BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY
Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Worcestershire Regiment Unit Text: 9th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 18/10/1917 Service No: 25132 Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Compson, of 41, Coventry St., Stourbridge, Worcs. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: XIX. B. 12. Cemetery: BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY
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3 COMPSON , STANLEY HENRY  Private G/19059 23/03/1918 Unknown Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) United Kingdom Bay 7. ARRAS MEMORIAL
Nationality: United Kingdom Regiment/Service: Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
Unit Text: 10th Bn. Date of Death: 23/03/1918 Service No: G/19059 Awards: M M
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 7. Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

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