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Raymond Samuel Thomson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond Samuel AWMM
  • Surname
    Thomson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    244452 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    244452 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorial Service AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Jaundice AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James Eric Thomson

    Raymond noted that at the time of enlistment he was a display and ticket writer, the Embarkation Roll records he was a draper's assistant

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2002 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    22 January 2016 NZ Herald
    Age 94 AWMM
    NZ Herald
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 27 January 2016. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 193 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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