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Thomas Omega Shirley

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Omega AWMM
  • Surname
    Shirley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 32991 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    30 December 1890 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Thomas Edward SHIRLEY & Jane nee' FORBES Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    6 Lighthouse Road, Napier Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    T.E. Shirley (father), 6 Lighthouse Road, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 3rd Btn Wellington Regiment Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 32991 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Cpl > Pte > QMS > T/Sgt > Pte Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal
      Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
    • Plaque & Scroll # 511936 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 26 November 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    26yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record

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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidental death on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Thomas Shirley was the son of Thomas Edward and Jean Shirley, of Napier, New Zealand.

      Died of injuries (Lewis gun accident) AWMM
    • Thomas Omega SHIRLEY is the brother of:
      George Edward SHIRLEY # 52291 - Auckland Infantry Regt
      Mary Ellen SHIRLEY # 22/357 NZANS
      Rupert Hensley SHIRLEY # 24/281 NZRB Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Research
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Nieppe Communal Cemetery, France AWMM VI. A. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      55: 18 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
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