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Thomas Henry Mockford

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Headstone of S/Sgt Thomas MOCKFORD 29188. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 6A3. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of S/Sgt Thomas MOCKFORD 29188. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 6A …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Mockford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    29188 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 September 1906 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Post Office, Tapanui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ruth Mockford (wife), 28 Albert Sreet, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    29188 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Mechanic/Military AWMM
    GoreSouthland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Son of Thomas Henry Mockford (Senior) (SA 4545) and Elizabeth Mockford (nee McLennan).

    Husband of Ruth Mockford (nee Haugh).

    Two sons, brothers enlisted in WW2 Sidney Gilman Mockford (63026 ) and Thomas Henry Mockford (29188). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 1979 AWMM
      New Zealand AWMM
    • 17 October 1979 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 73 AWMM
    • 28 October 1959 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 80 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 6A, Plot 3 AWMM
    • Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 36S, Plot 3 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 249 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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