Thomas Launcelot AWMM
Also known as
- WWI 12/1516 AWMM
- WWI 4/1516A AWMM
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM 19 Grafton Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
T.F. Tester (father), 19 Grafton Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
Son of Mr and Mrs T.L. Tester of Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Freda Dorothy Marguerite Tester of 204, Pordand Rd, South Norwood, London.
The place of burial is in Steenwerck, a village in France on the D77 about 6 kilometres south-east of Bailleul, and to the east of the road from Bailleul to Estaires. The Cemetery is situated to the north-east midway between the village and the main road from Bailleul to Armentieres and north of the recently built motorway.
New Zealand lost 18,166 service men and women, out of a population of approximately 1,089,825, in World War I. Nearly all those killed were buried overseas.
More information on Sapper Tester can be found in the magazine 'New Zealand Yachtsman': volume 14, 4 December 1915, p.114, and volume 17, 7 July 1917, p.177. THese volumes can be found at the Auckland Central Library. Public source. AWMM
18 June 1917 AWMM
Age 24 AWMM
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Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord, France AWMM I.P.4 AWMM
- Memorial roll, St Paul's Church, 25 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
- Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
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