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Robert Thom

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  • Service number
    7369 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - 9th NI Contingent 'G' Squadron Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
THE S.S. DEVON LEAVING AUCKLAND HARBOUR, MARCH 19. 1902. WITH THE NINTH NEW ZEALAND CONTINGENT FOR SOUTH AFRICA

The SS Devon leaving Auckland

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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Thom AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7369 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1880 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 1880 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1880 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Scotland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of James Thom Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    c/- Bogie, O'Neil Street, Ponsonby, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Shepherd at Nick's Head Station, Muriwai, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    father - James Thom, Gow Cresent, Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire, Scotland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - 9th NI Contingent 'G' Squadron Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    7369 AWMM
  • Military service
    1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1902 SA War Medal & 1 clasp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • South Africa Shepherd/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    • 25 February 1902 at Onehunga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Shepherd at Ngatapa Station, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    22 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father was named James Thom. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 November 1947 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 67 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Havelock North Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer War Memorial - refer document attached, 'Gisborne Boys in the SA Boer War' Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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05 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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