William Phillips Thompson Unknown date of birth - 7 June 1917 Key details Contribute › Service number15468 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMLieutenant AWMMCanterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 12th (Nelson) Company 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 2 (Roll 37), Page: 6 - No known copyright r … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Phillips AWMM SurnameThompson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number15468 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 AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationT.J. Thompson (father)Heretaunga StreetHastingsNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM CampaignsMessines AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number15468 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 AWMM26 July 1916 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM26 July 1916 AWMMHMNZT 59 HMNZT 60 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandDevonportDevonEngland AWMMDeparted - 26 July 1916 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM26 July 1916 AWMMNew Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) AWMM15th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company AWMMWaitemata or Ulimaroa AWMMSecond Lieutenant AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMLieutenant AWMMCanterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 12th (Nelson) Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › 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 About death Contribute › Age at death26 AWMM Date of death7 June 1917 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathBelgium AWMM Death notesBelgium 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 William Phillips Thompson by laying a poppy. William Leslie Thompson William Lyntoff Cameron Thompson William Phillips Thompson William Robert Thompson William Robert Thompson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Phillips Thompson 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=7825789Archives NZOther military personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7881003Archives NZ DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM37: 6 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.