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Walter William Thomas

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Portrait of Walter william Thomas, 13352 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Tina McGregor 1176-7686. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Walter william Thomas, 13352 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Tina McGregor 1176-7686. CC-B …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter William AWMM
  • Surname
    Thomas AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 13352 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Circa Oct 1916 Stuff DunedinOtago Stuff
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 206 Esk St., Invercargill AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. William Thomas, 418 North Rd., Dunedin (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 13352 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    1940 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.470 Junior accountant 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.470
    InvercargillSouthland 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.470
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Invercargill RSA. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 December 2017 RSA Review
    Age 101 AWMM
    InvercargillSouthland RSA Review
  • 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

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Sources

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