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Joseph Pearce Thomas

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 75), Page: 28 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 75), Page: 28 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Pearce AWMM
  • Surname
    Thomas AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 64169 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 September 1890 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra BunnythorpeManawatu-Wanganui Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Edith Annabell Thomas (wife), care of Edwin Thomas, Ngamatapouri, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 64169 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer and shepherd/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      159 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joseph Thomas was the son of Joseph and Harriet Ann Thomas, of Bunnythorpe, New Zealand; husband of Edith Thomas, of Ngamatapouri, Upper Waitotara.

    Embarked Wellington, 22 November 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 7 January 1918, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 20 March 1918; attached to No 1 NZ Entrenching Bn, Etaples, 24 March 1918.
    Joined 1st Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, in the field, 29 June 1918.
    Killed in action, 26 July 1918.

    Parents: Joseph and Harriet Ann Thomas (both b. Wales), Bunnythorpe; Wife: Edith Thomas, Ngamatapouri, Upper Waitotara AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    26 July 1918 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM II. B. 23. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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