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Thomas Adrian Power

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Identity

  • Title
    Monsignor AWMM
  • Forenames
    Thomas Adrian AWMM
  • Surname
    Power AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tom AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 February 1920 AWMM AWMM
  • 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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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
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  • 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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Illness AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Educated by the Marist brothers in Greymouth.

    Conscripted for war service, he was ruled medically unfit for overseas service but served at Army camps in New Zealand.

    Ordained a priest in 1953.

    He was military chaplain at Burnham Army Camp early in his career AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 June 2012 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: The Press. Christchurch., 21 July 2012, C13 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Catholic Diocese of Christchurch. Obituary
    http://www.chch.catholic.org.nz/?sid=3245
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
      Obituary: The Press. Christchurch., 21 July 2012, C13 AWMM
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