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Herbert Ernest Thorn

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Headstone

Headstone

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Thorn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Herbie AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 64713 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 February 1918 AWMM PukekoheAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM George St., Tuakau AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM George St., Tuakau AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. M.A. Thorn, George St., Tuakau (m) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. M.A. Thorn, George St., Tuakau (m) AWMM
    • Son of Stephen Thorn and Minnie Amelia Thorn [Nee Rogers] Public - Ross - Other relative - 17 July 2017 - Family Papers
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM
    • Pre 1942 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 64713 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 Public - Ross - Other relative - 17 July 2017 - Cemetery Headstone

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Stephen Thorn and Minnie Amelia Thorn (Rogers). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 October 1999 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    80 Years Public - Ross - Other relative - 17 July 2017 - Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tuakau Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Lawn Block, Row T, Plot 1 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.351 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.397 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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31 July 2017RossBulls NZOther relative

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