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Thomas Rupert Hayes Wood

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 10 September 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Rupert Hayes AWMM
  • Surname
    Wood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    30479 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 May 1917 AWMM MiltonOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 19 Tyre street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Nellie Wood (mother), 17 Chambers Street, North-East Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    30479 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    28 May 1941 AWMM
    Wounded when the Headquarters 5 Brigade, established about half a mile west of Suda, came under heavy mortar fire on 27 May 1941. AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 Repatriated 1943 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded in action 27 May 1941 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • It would appear that notification of Sigalman Woods' status as POW was slow to reach New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1983 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
    11 November 1983 Public - Claudine - Direct descendant - 31 December 2018 - At Waekanae
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 204 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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31 December 2018ClaudineMethven, New ZealandDirect descendant
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