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Robert William Thompson

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert William AWMM
  • Surname
    Thompson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Robert William Thomson AWMM
  • Service number
    • South African 2302 AWMM
    • South African 5126 AWMM
    • WWI 26013 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
    • South African Unknown AWMM 2 Alpha Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Pre May 1916 AWMM No 1 Harold Street, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Agnes Thompson (wife), 230 Antigua Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 27 April 1900 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 1 February 1902 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 15 November 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
      Married, 2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 foot AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded 1917 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Thompson was the son of the late Archibald and Eliza Thompson; husband of Agnes Thompson, of 183, Strickland St., Spreydon, Christchurch. Father of Jean Frances Thompson (b 1910) and Allen Thompson (b 1912).

    Was one of ten New Zealanders picked to be bodyguard at King Edward VII's coronation. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 March 1918 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: The Star, 26 April 1918 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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