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Thomas Roland Colebrook

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Roland AWMM
  • Surname
    Colebrook AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dick AWMM
  • Service number
    11605 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Public Works Department, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Lilian Colebrook (sister), Edgecombe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    11605 AWMM
  • 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Grader driver AWMM
    OpotikiBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Esme

    Kings Empire Veteran (KEV) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 September 1993 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 September 1993 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Cody, J. (1961). New Zealand Engineers. Middle East. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy at
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Engr.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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 39 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 September 1993 AWMM
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