Māori › Gordon Forest Dean Thomas Born 13 March 1898 - Died 5 September 1918 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 78603 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMM New Zealand Infantry AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesGordon Forest Dean AWMM SurnameThomas AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 78603 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth13 March 1898 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs D.A. Thomas (mother), 89 Gammick Street, Temuka, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 78603 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 10 Jul 1918-10 September 1918 AWMM to Plymouth, Devon AWMM HMNZT 107 AWMM Vessel was RMS Tahiti AWMM Private AWMM 40th Reinforcements, A Company AWMM New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM Influenza AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMM New Zealand Infantry AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Gordon Thomas was the son of Milson and Deley Ann Thomas, of 89 Camack St., Temuka, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death5 September 1918 AWMM Age 20 AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathDied of Disease AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameCanterbury Provincial Memorial, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Gordon Forest Dean Thomas by laying a poppy. Godfrey Josiah Thomas Gordon Bertram Thomas Gordon Forest Dean Thomas Gordon Griffith Thomas Gordon Henry Thomas Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Gordon Forest Dean Thomas Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7825231 Further Reference SCRoll profile (South Canterbury Roll of Honour) https://museum.timaru.govt.nz/explore/scroll/profile?id=2338 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/642562/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/642562 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 86: 7 AWMM Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.