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Thornton Rippingille Murray Hobbs

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thornton Rippingille Murray AWMM
  • Surname
    Hobbs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 13670 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 January 1908 AWMM Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM 43 Innes Rd., St. Albans, Christchurch AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. M. Hobbs, 43 Innes Rd., St. Albans, Christchurch (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    17 June 1943 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Hobbs, Thornton Rippingille Murray. (Ref. WO 373/25/95). Military Cross. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Capt T. R. M. Hobbs, MC; Christchurch; born Christchurch, 8 Jan 1908; company director; wounded 21 Mar 1943. (Source: Norton, F. D. 26 Battalion. p.242.) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Norton, F. (1952). 26 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.242. AWMM
    • 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.163 AWMM
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