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Henry Robert Thayer

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  • Service number
    42425 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 24th Reinforcements 1st Btn Auckland Regt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Corporal/Military AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
    • Lance Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Henry Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Thayer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    42425 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    10 October 1888 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Napier, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Robert Jones & Elizabeth Esther THAYER Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record & Research
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Postal clerk/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    19 Carlton Gore Road, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.E. Thayer (mother), 177 Hastings Street, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 24th Reinforcements 1st Btn Auckland Regt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record
  • Service number
    42425 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory Medals
    Plaque & Scroll 513009 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM
    • 13 Oct 1916 at Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    • 28yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military Record

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 05 Apr 1917-10 June 1917 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 81 AWMM
    Vessel was Devon AWMM
    Lance Sergeant/Military AWMM
    24th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 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 Lance Corporal/Military AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Henry Thayer was the son of Robert Jones Thayer and Elizabeth Esther Thayer, of 177 Hastings St., Napier, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    29 AWMM
  • Date of death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Patutahi War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference
    N.Z. Apse, Panel 1. AWMM
  • Obituary

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