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Raymond Herbert Edward Thorn

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Cemetery Headstone

Cemetery Headstone

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond Herbert Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Thorn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 14438 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 November 1916 AWMM OnewheroAuckland Province AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Onewhero, Waikato, New Zealand. Public - Ross - Other relative - 17 July 2017 - Family Papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Care of Lurline Boardinghouse, Tuakau AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr. S. Thorn, George St., Tuakau (uncle) AWMM
    • Son of Samuel John Thorn and Ella Gertrude Thorn [Nee Rogers] Public - Ross - Other relative - 17 July 2017 - Family Papers
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM
    • Parents Public - Ross - Other relative - 17 July 2017 - Family Papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 14438 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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
    • Private Infantry Battalion Public - Ross - Other relative - 17 July 2017 - Cemetery records
    • Lance Corporal New Zealand Infantry Public - Ross - Other relative - 24 December 2018 - Headstone Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Samuel John Thorn and Ella Gertrude Thorn (Rogers). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 April 1990 AWMM
    Age 73 AWMM
    WaihiWaihi AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waihi Public Cemetery, RSA Block, Row NL, Plot 77 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.474 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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24 December 2018RossBullsOther relative
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