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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. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19151021-39-39. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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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
    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
  • 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
    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
  • 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

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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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