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Arthur Cameron Thomas

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Photograph of Petty Officer Arthur Cameron Thomas. Image kindly provdied by Dorothy Granich (September 2017). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Petty Officer Arthur Cameron Thomas. Image kindly provdied by Dorothy Granich (Septemb …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Cameron AWMM
  • Surname
    Thomas AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 July 1924 AWMM OhakuneManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Trained on HMS Philomel and served through the war years on the Leander and the Gambia. Served on the Leander in the Pacific when it was torpedoed off New Georgia, Solomon Islands in July 1943. Family source. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    2 August 1962 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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