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Arthur Edward Thickett

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Papakura-Karaka War Memorial View 2 (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Thickett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    71059 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    71059 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arthur Thickett was the son of Joseph Hedley Thickett (d NZ 1971) and Annie Elizabeth Thickett (d NZ 1944), of Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa in 1944.

    Attended Canterbury University graduating with a BA

    His sister, Dorothy was married at Christ Church, Papakura; and his parents' remains were interred in the Papakura Public Cemetery

    Remembered on the Papakura - Karaka War Memorial AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 February 1945 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taukkyan War Cemetery, Rangoon, Myanmar AWMM 26. H. 6. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Papakura - Karaka War Memorial, Great South Road, Papakura, New Zealand AWMM
    • Karaka War Memorial Hall, 319 Linwood Rd, Karaka 2580 AWMM

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