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John Walter Thomas

  • Service number
    24247 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Jack Public - Victoria - Researcher - 9 September 2015 - Military Personnel File
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7825271
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Borough of Blenheim Great War Roll of Honour. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Thomas AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack Public - Victoria - Researcher - 9 September 2015 - Military Personnel File
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7825271
  • Service number
    24247 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Victoria - Researcher - 9 September 2015 - Military Personnel File
      http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7825271
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Victoria - Researcher - 9 September 2015 - Military Personnel File
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7825271

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    09 March 1894 Public - Victoria - Researcher - 9 September 2015 - Military Personnel File
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  • Place of birth
    Grovetown, New Zealand Public - Victoria - Researcher - 9 September 2015 - Military Personnel File
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7825271
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.M. Thomas (mother), Grovetown, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Victoria - Researcher - 9 September 2015 - Military Personnel File
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7825271
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24247 AWMM
  • Military service
    No 3 Company Machine Gun Corp Public - Victoria - Researcher - 9 September 2015 - Military Personnel File
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  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Plumber AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Blythe & Co, Blenheim Public - Victoria - Researcher - 9 September 2015 - Military Personnel File
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Died 1 October 1963. Brothers George (Service No: 6/367) and Frank (Service No: 35504) also served in the war. Public - Victoria - Researcher - 9 September 2015 - Military Personnel Files and ATL papers see sources

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Borough of Blenheim Roll of Honour, Marlborough Museum. 26 Arthur Baker Pl, Redwoodtown, Blenheim 7201 AWMM

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  • This site visited by his Grandson, Great-Grandson and Great-Great-Grandson at the Auckland Museum 27th of September 2015.
    Public - Alan Wayne - Direct descendant - 27 September 2015

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27 September 2015Alan WayneBlenheim, New ZealandDirect descendant