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Thomas Edgar Ritchie

Portrait of Tom Ritchie, 296441 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by  Sean Dick 1118-2054. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Tom Ritchie, 296441 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Sean Dick 1118-2054. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0. …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Edgar AWMM
  • Surname
    Ritchie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tom AWMM
  • Service number
    29441 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 Care of R.G. O'Leary, Pokeno, South Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs P. Ritchie (mother), Care of R. Henson, Whitford, South Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Papakura RSA. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 March 2015 NZ Herald
    Age 99 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 24 March 2015. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 403 AWMM
    • Manukau courier AWMM
      Henry, D. Desert group veteran on parade. Manukau Courier, 9 April 2012 includes portrait AWMM
    • L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. Long Range Desert Group (N.Z. Association). Auckland Museum EPH-W2-11-27. AWMM
    • O'Carroll, B. (2000). The Kiwi scorpions : the story of the New Zealanders in the Long Range Desert Group. Devon, England: Token Publishing. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM
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