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Thomas Walter Squirrell

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Spragg, W.N. - Stables, W.G. (CC BY John Halpin 2010)

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Spragg, W.N. - Stables, W.G. (CC BY …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Squirrell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Thomas Walton Squirrell AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10548 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1881 BDM, births PonsonbyAuckland City Military Personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre Jan 1916 AWMM 67 Ridge Street, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 George Squirrell (father), Sans Souci, Gordon Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Feb 1916 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10548 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 15 February 1916 Military Personnel file
    Age 25 AWMM
    Commercial traveller/Civilian Military Personnel file
    Military Personnel file
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • 5 January 1916 AWMMHeight, WWI AWMM
      5 foot 9.25 inches AWMM
    • 5 January 1916 AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM
      12 stone 8 pounds AWMM
    • 5 January 1916 AWMMEye colour, WWI AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • 5 January 1916 AWMMHair colour, WWI AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • 23 May 1917 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Admitted sycosis AWMM
    • 5 August 1917 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Gun shot wounds, arms, leg, neck admitted 19th Field Ambulance AWMM
    • 5 August 1917 AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
      1st Canadian Casualty Clearing Station AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George and Jane Anne Squirrell.

    Brothers Thomas Walter Squirrell (AIF 10548) and Kenneth Roy Squirrell (NZEF 12/253) served in WW1.

    Middle name spelled incorrectly on the Embarkation Nominal Roll as Walton AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    5 August 1917 Military Personnel file
    Age 26 AWMM
    Military Personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Adinkerke Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM A. 8 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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