Richard Thomas Unknown date of birth - Died 9 August 1917 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number44171 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Rifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Surveyor's assistant AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs E.J. Thomas (mother), Palmerston Street, Cobden, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number44171 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 14 Mar 1917-21 May 1917 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 79 AWMMVessel was Ruapehu AWMMRifleman AWMM; Reinforcements, G Company AWMM; New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Rifleman 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 deathYpres, Belgium AWMM Death notesYpres, Belgium AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameMessines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium 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 2016 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=7825319Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C15669Further ReferenceHMNZT 79 - Our grins : just a souvenir of the 23rds -- [Capetown?] : [Magazine Committee] : .http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-catalogq40-82071Further Reference 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.