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Claude Wandless Thompson

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Claude Wandless AWMM
  • Surname
    Thompson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/954 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    28 August 1897 Public - Robbie - Other Relative - 9 July 2015 - Family Papers
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of Mrs Ellis, Chester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R.W. Thompson (father), Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/954 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Clerk Public - Robbie - Other Relative - 9 July 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Thompson, of 7, Eden St., Oamaru.

      Private Thompson was reported as Missing in Action 2-24 May 1915. He was probably killed on Dead Man's Ridge (Pope's Hill) in an attack on Baby 700. AWMM
    • Claude was born 28 Aug 1897. He lied about his age to enlist. Public - Robbie - Other Relative - 9 July 2015 - Military Personnel File, Family Papers
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 May 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    17 Public - Robbie - Other Relative - 9 July 2015 - Family papers
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
09 July 2015RobbieWellingtonOther Relative
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