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Thomas Arthur Harris

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Harris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tom AWMM
  • Service number
    • 275519 AWMM
    • NZ434416 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 December 1920 Public Source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Patsy; father of Faye, Wayne, Roy and Lynley

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Death Notice

    Tom joined the Territorial Force and served in various units stationed throughout the South Island. He later transferred to the Air Force and served with ground crew as a driver in the Pacific on the island of Alava Bay(?) for 12 months. All up, Tom had 5 years service.

    One of three brothers to serve in WWII; Thomas Arthur Harris (275519); Francis Ian Harris (10181) and Charles James Stuart Harris (Unknown Air Force service number). AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 March 2011 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: The Press, Christchurch, New Zealand, 16 March 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
      Death Notice: The Press, Christchurch, New Zealand, 16 March 2011 AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
      16 March 2011 AWMM

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