Richard Thomas Unknown date of birth - 9 August 1917 Key details Contribute › Service number44171 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 31 - No known copyright … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRichard AWMM SurnameThomas AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number44171 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMSurveyor's assistant AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs E.J. Thomas (mother)Palmerston StreetCobdenGreymouthNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number44171 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM14 March 1917 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM14 Mar 1917-21 May 1917 AWMMHMNZT 79 AWMMCape TownRepublic of South AfricaDevonportDevonEngland AWMMPort of CallDepart - 14 Mar 1917Arrival - 21 May 1917 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM14 March 1917 AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMMReinforcements, G Company AWMMRuapehu AWMMRifleman AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Richard Thomas was the son of Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Thomas, of 61 Alexander St., Greymouth, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death9 August 1917 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathYpresBelgium AWMM Death notesYpresBelgium AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameMessines Ridge (New Zealand) MemorialMessines Ridge British CemeteryBelgium AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Richard Thomas by laying a poppy. Reginald William Thomas Reuben Charles Thomas Richard Thomas Richard Edward Thomas Richard Henry Thomas Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Richard Thomas Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7825319Archives NZ DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM57: 31 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.