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Thomas Mitchell Abernethy

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Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003. - Image has All Rights Reserved

Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003. - Image has All Rights Reserved

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Mitchell AWMM
  • Surname
    Abernethy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 55293 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1890 AWMM BalcluthaOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Christopher Abernethy (father), 47 Watson's Road, Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 31 December 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 55293 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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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 Abernethy was the son of Reverend Christopher and Georgina Elizabeth Abernethy, of Woodville and later of 363 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch.

    Three sons served in WW1, two were killed - Thomas Mitchell Abernethy (55293) and Kenneth Shorland Abernethy (14182) . The third brother, 2nd Lieutenant Rex Clifford Abernethy (14185) also with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade survived.


    Remembered on the Ashburton War Memorial. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 September 1918 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    HavrincourtFrance 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
    • Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France AWMM
    • Ashburton War Memorial, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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