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Gerald Fitzell Thorburn

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

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gerald Fitzell AWMM
  • Surname
    Thorburn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2276 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 65 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Thorburn (mother), 65 Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2276 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of heart failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Gerald Thorburn was the son of the late William and Annie Thorburn of Dublin, Ireland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 December 1917 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England AWMM Plot 8, Row C, Grave 8 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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