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William Phillips Thompson

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  • Service number
    15468 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lieutenant AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 12th (Nelson) Company AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Phillips AWMM
  • Surname
    Thompson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    15468 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 AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    T.J. Thompson (father), Heretaunga Street, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Messines AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    15468 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary 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 26 July 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 59 or HMNZT 60 AWMM
    Vessel was Waitemata or Ulimaroa AWMM
    Second Lieutenant AWMM
    15th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Lieutenant AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 12th (Nelson) Company AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Thompson was the son of Thomas John and Elizabeth Aikin Thompson, of "Rangimarie," 607 Havelock Rd., Hastings, New Zealand.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    26 AWMM
  • Date of death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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