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Thomas Linton Douglas Wall

Portrait, WW2, L.A.C. Wall, September 1945 on Los Negros Island, Manus. - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, WW2, L.A.C. Wall, September 1945 on Los Negros Island, Manus. - This image may be subject …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Linton Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Wall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    The J.A. Boy AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ437484 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Baha'i AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ437484 AWMM
  • Military service
    New Zealand Army, NZ Engineers, Demolitions Section AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Narrow Neck Course, New Zealand Army, NCO AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Apr 1943 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Medical practitioner AWMM
  • 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Injured in a vehicle crash and during rescue work. Admitted to the American Army Hospital Emirau Island as the NZ Army did not have an X-ray machine. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Thomas Wall suffers from Deafness (loss of hearing in both ears), and Tinnitus (in both ears) which have been acknowledged as "Service Factors". AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Next of Kin on Embarkation: Mrs Elsie A Wall (mother)

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999
    RNZAF Hospitals, Mangere NZ, Emibau Island, No 10 Servicing Unit, Los Negros AWMM


About 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



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  • References
    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the service person. AWMM

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