|Place of birth||New Zealand|
|Place of birth||Rimu, Hokatika, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||238 Harry Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Ellen Comport, Rimu, Westland, Hokitika, New Zealand|
|Previous military service||Served in A Company, 13th North Canterbury and Westland Regiment, New Zealand Army (still serving at time of AIF enlistment).|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Unit from Nominal Roll||56th Battalion|
|Date of death|
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 1), Fleurbaix, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William Albert and Ellen COMPORT, Rimu, Westland, Hokitika, New Zealand|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined 13th Bn, Mudros, 23 October 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 23 December 1915 (tonsillitis); admitted to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 24 December 1915; to Overseas Base, Ghezireh, 28 December 1915; rejoined unit, Moascar, 4 February 1916.
Transferred to 45th Bn, 3 March 1916; taken on strength of 45th Bn, Moascar, 3 March 1916.
Transferred to 56th Bn, 20 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 20 July 1916.
Died of wounds behind Battalion Lines on being carried to Field Ambulance, 20 July 1916.
Buried Rue de Bois Cemetery by Reverend G.W.B. Statt, 20 July 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, COMPORT Albert|