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Thomas Miles Daulton

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  • Service number
    • 6330 AWMM
    • 8188 AWMM
    • 7th Cngt: # 6330; 9th Cngt: # 8188 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Trooper AWMM
    New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 9th Contingent AWMM
  • War
    South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
the troopship 'Surrey' with the North Island section of the 8th New Zealand Contingent on board leaving Wellington - No known copyright restrictions.
The troopship Surrey

Identity

  • Title
    • Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Thomas Miles AWMM
  • Surname
    Daulton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 6330 AWMM
    • 8188 AWMM
    • 7th Cngt: # 6330; 9th Cngt: # 8188 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    1882 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - BMD NZ Records
  • Place of birth
    Manutuke, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - BMD NZ Records
  • Birth notes
    son of Thomas & Sarah Jane Daulton Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - BMD NZ Records
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Te Arai, Manutuke Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Thomas Daulton, Te Arai Bridge, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Transvaal & Orange Free State Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 6330 AWMM
    • 8188 AWMM
    • 7th Cngt: # 6330; 9th Cngt: # 8188 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Military service
    • 7th Cngt & Detail for the 9th NZ Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record
    • 1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1902 SA War Medal & clasps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM
    • 16 January 1902 at Trentham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    19 yr 11 months Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Military Record

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • Pre WW1 Vessel was Surrey AWMM
      Trooper AWMM
      New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 9th Contingent AWMM
    • 1 Feb 1902 on the troopship 'Surrey' with the 7th Contingent sailing with the 8th Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 August 2015 - http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/soldier/thomas-miles-daulton

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Trooper AWMM
    New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 9th Contingent AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Abscess on the brain AWMM
    • Auckland Star 1903
      DEATH OF A CONTINGENTER

      GISBORNE, this day

      Thomas Daulton. aged 21, died last night. He was a member of the Seventh Contingent, and was injured by a fall from his horse in South Africa. On the voyage out he contracted pneumonia; he recovered somewhat on landing, but an abscess near the brain set in and proved fatal. He was a very popular young fellow. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Auckland Star, Volume XXXIV, Issue 54, 4 March 1903, Page 5
    • Pte Thomas Milton Daulton is a brother to William Charles Daulton 11/1788 who was killed in Action in Egypt and Rflmn Royal Frederick Daulton # 18630 who was killed in Action in France Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 August 2015 - Research
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    • 21 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Newspaper report - see Biographical Information
  • Date of death
    3 March 1903 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    accident that occurred 'In the Field' in South Africa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Newspaper report - see Biographical Information
  • Place of death
    • Te Arai, Auckland Province, New Zealand AWMM
    • Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Newspaper report - see Biographical Information
  • Death notes
    • Te Arai, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • 4 March 1903
      Trooper Thomas Daulton, of the Seventh Contingent, whose case was referred to in our last issue, died last evening at Dr Fisher's private hospital. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon, leaving his parents' residence at Te Aral at 2 o'clock. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXX, Issue 9681, 4 March 1903, Page 2
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  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary
    Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXX, Issue 9683, 6 March 1903, Page 2
    The respect in which Trooper Thomas Daulton was held was attested by a very large attendance at his funeral yesterday afternoon, and by the number of beautiful wreaths bearing messages of sympathy and affection which covered the coffin. Service at the graveside was impressively conducted by the Rev. Father Mulvihill Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 July 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXX, Issue 9683, 6 March 1903, Page 2

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