Frederick Sleigh Roberts Thomson Born 25 August 1912 - Died 28 March 1943 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number7565 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankMajor AWMM23 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 birthNew Zealand AWMM Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Draper AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown C/o T.J. Thomson, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationJ.W. Thomson (brother), Timaru, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 01 May 1940 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number7565 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMilitary Cross (MC) AWMM14 October 1943 AWMMThe National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Thomson, Frederick Sleigh Robert. (Ref. WO 373/26/88). Military Cross. AWMMMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMTimaru, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Andes AWMMSecond Lieutenant AWMM; 23 Infantry Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMMWounded twice AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankMajor AWMM23 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Frederick Thomson was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Thomson, of Timaru, CanterburyMaj F. S. R. Thomson, MC, m.i.d.; born NZ 25 Aug 1912; draper; twice wounded; died of wounds 28 Mar 1943. (Source: Murphy, W.E. The Relief of Tobruk. p.118.) 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 nameSfax War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM Grave referenceX. E. 5. AWMM 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 G.R. Thomson Geoffrey Thomson Lay a poppy for 2016 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.htmlFurther ReferenceThe Dolores Cross Projecthttp://www.dolorescrossproject.org/Further Reference'The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East.' (London Gazette, 14 October 1943, p.4546.). Military Cross.http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/36209/supplements/4546Further ReferenceThe National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Thomson, Frederick Sleigh Robert. (Ref. WO 373/26/88). Military Cross.http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=D7362062Further 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 AWMMMurphy, W.E. (1961). The relief of Tobruk. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMMpp.118, 491-2. AWMMRoss, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMMpp.9, 16, 18, 70, 102, 103, 124, 126, 138, 144, 180, 218, 222, 223, 243, 247, 435, 475. AWMMStevens, W.G. (1962). Bardia to Enfidaville. Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch, Wellington, N.Z. AWMMp.69. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.