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Thomas Finch

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Finch AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2148 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Kawiti's Pa AWMM
    • 11 January 1846 AWMM
      Ruapekapeka (11 January 1846) AWMM
    • Battle of Okaihau AWMM
    • Rangiriri (20 November 1863) AWMM
    • Orakau (31 March 1864) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2148 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Jane nee Smythe

    Settled in Howick; then Piongia (formerly known as Alexandra) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1892 AWMM
    PirongiaWaikato 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

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Memories AWMM
    • New Zealand Memories AWMM
      Newsham, J. The Finch family. New Zealand Memories 2010. (2010) p. 80-86, includes portraits AWMM

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