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Tom Spiller

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tom AWMM
  • Surname
    Spiller AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1910 AWMM NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 06 Jul 1937-25 July 1937 Spanish Civil War (6-25 July 1937) AWMM
    • 06 Jul 1937-25 July 1937 Spanish Civil War (6-25 July 1937) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
    School cadet AWMM
  • 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
    Unknown AWMM SpainEurope AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Spanish Civil War

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, Spanish Civil War AWMM
    Severely wounded in July, at Brunette in the leg and shoulder and invalided to Australia AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joined in 1937

    Offered command of the 15th Brigade

    Worked in Australia recruiting volunteers, helped form the Spanish Aid Committee; toured Australia for the Spanish Medical Aid Committee

    Volunteered for the New Zealand Army for WW2 but was found unfit

    Lifelong communist and an official of the Tramways Union for 25 years AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 December 1984 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • 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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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