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Thomas Rowe Walding

Tom promoted to Lt Feb 1943.

Lt Tom Walding

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Rowe AWMM
  • Surname
    Walding AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    543434 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
    Unknown AWMM 626 Sandringham Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.L. Walding (wife), 626 Sandringham Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 May 1943 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italian Campaign - Cassino and San Michele Public - Greg - Direct descendant - 3 April 2024 - NZDF Service Records and Direct Discussions with Tom when he was alive.
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    543434 AWMM
  • Military service
    Joined TF 1926 - 2nd Battalion Auckland Regiment (Countess of Ranfurly's Own) Public - Greg - Direct descendant - 3 April 2024 - NZDF Service Records
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Promoted from CSM (WO2) to 2 LT Feb 1942 and Lt Feb 1943 Public - Greg - Direct descendant - 3 April 2024 - NZDF Service Records

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Butcher/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
    • Lieutenant Public - Greg - Direct descendant - 3 April 2024 - NZDF Records

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2003 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Name is recorded in August 2003 issue of 24 Battalion magazine AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Tom Walding was my grandfather. A man of great wit and outrageous stories that kept us grandkids entertained for hours. An honour to have him as my pop.
    Public - Janet - Direct descendant - 22 March 2018
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-24Ba.html
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 199 AWMM
    • Fortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM
    • 24 N.Z. Infantry Battalion Association [newsletter]. Auckland, N.Z.: The Association. AWMM
      24th N.Z. Infantry Battalion Association newsletter. August 2003, Issue 138. AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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03 April 2024GregParaparaumu, New ZealandDirect descendant
22 March 2018JanetMastertonDirect descendant

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