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Richard Thomas

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  • Service number
    44171 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Thomas AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    44171 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Surveyor's assistant AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.J. Thomas (mother), Palmerston Street, Cobden, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    44171 AWMM
  • Military service
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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 14 Mar 1917-21 May 1917 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 79 AWMM
    Vessel was Ruapehu AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    Reinforcements, G Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
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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 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Richard Thomas was the son of Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Thomas, of 61 Alexander St., Greymouth, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    9 August 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
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
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