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Andrew Stevenson Thompson

Portrait Auckland Weekly News Roll of Honour 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait Auckland Weekly News Roll of Honour 1915 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew Stevenson AWMM
  • Surname
    Thompson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/886 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Pakuranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Andrew S. Thompson (father), Pakuranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
      Meritorious Service Medal - London Gazette, 1 January 1917, p55, Rec No 494: "For gallantry and devotion to duty. He was wounded near Flers on September 27th 1916, while endeavouring to obtain some information on the situation at a certain place, that was urgently wanted. During the whole time he has been with the Battalion he has done consistently good work." AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
      Mentioned in Despatches - London Gazette, 28 December 1917, p13575, Rec No 1119: "On the 13th June 1917, when the situation was very obscure he boldly led his patrol into the enemy's sector under heavy fire of all calibers, obtained and sent back very useful information, established and held an important position against strong bombing attacks until reinforced, thereby ensuring the success of subsequent operations that day. He has at all times done excellent work and shown a splendid example of devotion to duty." AWMM
    • Victory Medal with oak leaf AWMM
    • Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded at Gallipoli AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Andrew Thompson was the son of A. S. and M. J. Thompson, of Panmure, Auckland, New Zealand. Native of Pakuranga, Auckland.

    Appears to have been named two panels of the Howick & Pakuranga War Memorial AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    4 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    London Rifle Brigade Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM IV. C. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Howick and Pakuranga War Memorial, Stockade Hill, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Howick Roll of Honour AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • In Memory of a truely brave man. My relationship to Andrew Thompson is through my Grandfather. He was his Uncle.
    Public - Joshua David - Other Relative - 21 April 2015



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21 April 2015Joshua DavidAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative

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