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Thomas O'Connor

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Connor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tom AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 5389 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A O'Meara, 156 Victoria Street, North Melbourne, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 April 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 5389 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 2 March 1916 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 39 AWMM
    Horse trainer/Civilian Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • 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
    8 June 1918 AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Sarah Jane O'Connor AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 June 1918 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    YpresBelgium Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension AWMM Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 13 AWMM
  • 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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