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Michael Tobin

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Portrait of Sapper Michael Tobin, 'New Zealand's Roll of Honour'. Kete Tauranga, Tauranga City Libraries. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Sapper Michael Tobin, 'New Zealand's Roll of Honour'. Kete Tauranga, Tauranga City Libra …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Michael AWMM
  • Surname
    Tobin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1639 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
    WW1 Pre 8 October 1915 AWMM Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mr William Tobin (brother), Public Works Department, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1639 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 8 October 1915 AWMM Miner/Civilian 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone 8 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      bad teeth AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died from broncho pneumonia AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      162 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother of William Tobin; Mary Whittle, Bridget McCloughen

    Disembarked at Plymouth, England, 3 February 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France from Southampton, 9 March 1916; disembarked, Le Havre, France, 10 March 1916.
    Admitted to 42nd Casualty Clearing Station, Lucheux, 14 April 1916 (bronchial pneumonia). Died, 15 April 1916. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 April 1916 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Beauval Communal Cemetery, Somme, France AWMM A. 26. 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

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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