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Desmond Roy Thomas

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  • Service number
    WWII 61153 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Roy Desmond Thomas AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Desmond Roy AWMM
  • Surname
    Thomas AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Roy Desmond Thomas AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 61153 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 January 1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 181 Sandringham Road, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs J. M. F. Thomas (wife), 73 Fowlds Avenue, Sandringham, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 61153 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 Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
    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 Jenny; father of Anne, Desmond, Valerie, Doug and Ian.

    Name incorrectly recorded as Roy Desmond Thomas on the Nominal Roll and AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 August 2004 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    NorthcoteNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Block A Row 28 Plot 33 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, August 2004 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Lest we forget.
    Public - Yvonne Mary - Other relative - 25 April 2018

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2018Yvonne MaryGold Coast QLD AustraliaOther relative
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