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Thompson William Nicholls

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Private T. W. Nicholls, Maori Contingent, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 21 October 1915 p039. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Private T. W. Nicholls, Maori Contingent, wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thompson William AWMM
  • Surname
    Nicholls AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    aka Tame Ngakohi TAMIHANA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/164 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Morman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 February 1890 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    28 February 1890 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Te Puke, BOP, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Mrs T Ngakoura Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Puke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Ngakoura Tamihana (mother), Te Puke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian- Gallipoli, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/164 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    4th Waikato Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 16 Oct 1914 at Rotorua
      Dec 1914 at Avondale Military Camp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Sailor for Northern Steamship Co., Tauranga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    24yrs 7mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record

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
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died from influenza AWMM
    • From Military records, died of TB Public - Patrick - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
    • Aug 1915 wounded at Gallipoli; 1918 - Jan: Bronchitis; Mar: Pleurisy; Aug: Invalided home Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Mrs Ngakoura Tamihana AWMM
    • Advice has been received that 16/164 Corporal T. W. Nicholls, a returned undischarged soldier, died at the Auckland Hospital on the 6th inst. Deceased was 28 years of age and single. His next of-kin was his mother, Mrs. Ngakoura Tamihana, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Evening Post, Volume XCVI, Issue 112, 7 November 1918, Page 8
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Te Kahika Maori Cemetery, Te Puke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1) AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Uncle Tommy you died so young but your sisters Kura and Hera kept your memory alive. We will remember you.
    Public - Kym - Other relative - 23 April 2017
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Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 April 2017KymNew ZealandOther relative
07 March 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
22 April 2015PatrickSydney, AustraliaOther Relative

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