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William John Thomas

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Group photograph of Royal New Zealand Air Force Radar personnel, including William John (Jack) Thomas (third from right, next to the sign). Image kindly provided by Stephanie Williams (May 2020). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Group photograph of Royal New Zealand Air Force Radar personnel, including William John (Jack) Thoma …

Identity

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

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 October 1907 Family source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Hungahunga, Waikato AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Doreen Thomas AWMM
  • 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
    Radar AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Farmer/Civilian Family source
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of No. 6 squadron and worked as radar personnel in the Solomon Islands. He was stationed in Halova Bay in 1945. Family source. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 August 1970 Family source
    Age 63 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Te Aroha Lawn Cemetery, Te Aroha, Waikato AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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