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Thomas Rusbatch

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Rusbatch AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Thomas Rusbatch AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 32902 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 January 1892 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    15 January 1892 Public - Shona - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Military Personnel Papers
  • Place of birth
    Oamaru Public - Shona - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Military Personnel Papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    North road, Oamaru Public - Shona - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Military Personnel Papers
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • G. Rusbatch (father), North Road, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
    • George RUSBATCH Public - Shona - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Military Personnel Papers
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Shona - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Military Personnel Papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 32902 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Butcher/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Butcher Public - Shona - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Military Personnel Papers
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Thomas Rusbatch was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Rusbatch, of North Rd., Oamaru, New Zealand. AWMM
    • A Brother, Hubert RUSBATCH was also Killed in Action at Le Quesnoy, buried in Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois, France Public - Shona - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Military Personnel Papers

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1918 AWMM
    FranceEurope 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
    Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      45: 18 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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15 August 2015ShonaOamaru, New ZealandResearcher

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