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Lawrence Phillip Thaxter

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lawrence Phillip AWMM
  • Surname
    Thaxter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Lawrence Philip AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1682 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 December 1887 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Abbot Street, Castlecliff, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Sarah Hutchison (mother), Abbot Street, Castlecliff, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Hutchison (mother), Castlecliff, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1682 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas and Sarah Thaxter

    Grandfather: Charles Thaxter; he was also related to John James Copland and William Albert Thaxter

    Rank last held was listed as Temporary Corporal on the Service Record History sheet

    Lawrence also named a Miss B McKinnon (dob 2 Jan 1896), Telephone Exchange, Hamilton as a next of kin, alongside his mother. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM IV. A .2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Te Aroha First World War Memorial, Kenrick Street, Te Aroha. AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • I never knew you and I am just learning about your part in WW 1. I feel very proud to be able to say I am your great niece and your great great nephew and niece feel the same. We will never forget you.
    Public - Cathy Linda - Other Relative - 19 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 718 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      26: 13 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
11 June 2015AllanmRotoruaResearcher
19 April 2015Cathy LindaWellingtonOther Relative
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