Frederick Sleigh Roberts Thomson 25 August 1912 - 28 March 1943 Key details Contribute › Service number7565 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeMajor AWMM23 Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesFrederick Sleigh Roberts AWMM SurnameThomson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number7565 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth25 August 1912 AWMM Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMDraper AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMC/o T.J. ThomsonTimaruNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationJ.W. Thomson (brother)TimaruNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 1 May 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number7565 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMilitary Cross (MC) AWMMMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMTimaruCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM1 May 1940 AWMMLytteltonChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM1 May 1940 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon AWMM23 Battalion AWMMAndes 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 rankMajor AWMM23 Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Frederick Thomson was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Thomson, of Timaru, Canterbury AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death30 AWMM Date of death28 March 1943 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathTunisia AWMM Death notesTunisia AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameSfax War CemeteryTunisia AWMM Grave referenceX. E. 5. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Frederick Sleigh Roberts Thomson by laying a poppy. Frederick Hugh Thomson Frederick Nathan Thomson Frederick Sleigh Roberts Thomson Geoffrey Thomson Geoffrey Duncan Thomson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Frederick Sleigh Roberts Thomson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedRoss, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-23Ba.htmlSources UsedNew Zealand Electronic Text Collection topic pagehttp://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/name-012749.htmlNZETCThe Dolores Cross Projecthttp://www.dolorescrossproject.org/Further Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 185 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.