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Thomas Edgar Crack

Thomas Crack in uniform 1945

Thomas Crack 1945

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Edgar AWMM
  • Surname
    Crack AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 63928 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    Sept. 29th, 1911 Public - James (Jim) - Child - 19 April 2020 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Public - James (Jim) - Child - 19 April 2020 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 264 Dominion Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs E.M. Crack (mother), Pounce Coupe, Peace River Block, British Columbia, Canada AWMM
    • Thomas Crack (father) Pouce Coupe, British Columbia, Canada.
      Laura Crack (sister) Pouce Coupe, British Columbia, Canada Public - James (Jim) - Child - 19 April 2020 - Family papers
  • 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
    WW2 Timber worker/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      22 July 1942 AWMM
      With 24 Battalion AWMM
    • WW2
      22 July 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - PG 57, Gruppignano, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
    Sept. 12th, 1943 Public - James (Jim) - Child - 19 April 2020 - T.E. Crack, book (memoirs)
    Missing: believed killed in action
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 Escaped or evaded capture. Date Interrogated: 17.4.1945. AWMM
  • POW liberation details
    Escaped with 2 other P.O.W.s Public - James (Jim) - Child - 19 April 2020 - T.E. Crack, book (memoirs)
    Missing: believed killed in action
  • 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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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
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 50 AWMM
    • Fortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of NZ Escapees and Evaders - 1 New Zealand Interrogation Section Book 1, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 (R25405144) AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 April 2020James (Jim)Calgary, Alberta, CanadaChild

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