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Thomas Handley Rae

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Portrait of Second Lieutenant Thomas Handley Rae, Auckland Weekly News, 23 January 1919. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19190123-34-1. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Second Lieutenant Thomas Handley Rae, Auckland Weekly News, 23 January 1919. Auckland Li …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Handley AWMM
  • Surname
    Rae AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tom AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3453 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    10 September 1892 Public - Kaye - Researcher - 31 March 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Place of birth
    Herekino Public - Kaye - Researcher - 31 March 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Mercer Public - Kaye - Researcher - 31 March 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Post war occupation
    Killed in Action Public - Kaye - Researcher - 31 March 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs A. Rae (mother), Hikutaia, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr Thos Rae (father) Public - Kaye - Researcher - 31 March 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Kaye - Researcher - 31 March 2018 - Military Personnel File

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Clerk AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thomas Rae was the son of Thomas and Anne Rae of Beresford Street, Pukekohe. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Le QuesnoyFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Le Quesnoy Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM I. A. 23 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Railway Station, Te Taou Crescent, Auckland 1010. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
    • Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
    • Mercer First World War Memorial, corner of Roose Road and Riverbank Road, Mercer AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      21: 17 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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31 March 2018KayeAwanui, Far North, New ZealandResearcher

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