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Thomas William Broadfield

Group, veteran and his wife in their retirement years - No known copyright restrictions

Group, veteran and his wife in their retirement years - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas William AWMM
  • Surname
    Broadfield AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1832 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1853-1856 Crimean War AWMM
    • 1857-1858 The Indian Mutiny AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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


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  • Embarkation details
    • New Zealand Wars Vessel was Daniel Rankin AWMM 70 Regiment AWMM
    • New Zealand Wars
      2nd Embarkation AWMM
    • New Zealand Wars
      3rd Embarkation AWMM

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married Elizabeth (nee Willis) in 1883, Napier. His wife was the daughter of Robert Willis (1878) and Sarah (nee Smart) also of the 65th Regiment and Foot

    He served as a boy in the Crimea, then at 18 years he joined the 70th.

    Came to New Zealand aboard the Daniel Rankin in 1861 and served with the 65th in New Zealand

    He lost his arm in a building accident 1886

    Collapsed and died on a Hastings Street in 1909 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    8 November 1909 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
    HastingsHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hastings Cemetery, Orchard Road, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM Plot 355 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary, Otago Witness, Issue 2904, 10 November 1909, Page 52 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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