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Thomas Handley Rae

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  • Service number
    12/3453 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Tom AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Second Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Postcard, Greeting card. WW1. Divided Vise, Paris L'ART. Photo. Rosi-Coloms. Affection, Happy Returns, Roses. Dated July 1916. Sent by T.H. Rae, in France (front). (Courtesy of the collection of Mr T. Lyons) - No known copyright restrictions
Postcard, Greeting card. WW1. Divided Vise, Paris L'ART. Pho … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Handley AWMM
  • Surname
    Rae AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tom AWMM
  • Service number
    12/3453 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Herekino, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Clerk AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Rae (mother), Hikutaia, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/3453 AWMM
  • Military service
    New Zealand Engineers AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 08 Jan 1916-8 February 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 37 AWMM
    Vessel was Maunganui AWMM
    Private AWMM
    9th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Second Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thomas Rae was the son of Thomas and Anne Rae of Beresford Street, Pukekohe. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    26 AWMM
  • Date of death
    4 November 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Le Quesnoy, France AWMM
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery name
    Le Quesnoy Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    I. A. 23 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Railway Station, Te Taou Crescent, Auckland 1010. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
    • Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
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  • Obituary

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