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Thomas Spencer Hichens

Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 7th Contingent - Irregular Forces, (photo J. Halpin September 2011) - No known copyright restrictions

Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 7th Contingent - Irregular Forces, (photo J. Halpin …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Spencer AWMM
  • Surname
    Hichens AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4714 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    3 February 1902 Public - Ralph - Researcher - 19 July 2021 - Family gravestone
  • Age at death
    29 Public - Ralph - Researcher - 19 July 2021 - Family gravestone; Also baptism in Cornwall in 1872 gave date of birth as 26 July 1872 (search on cornwall-opc-database.org)
  • Place of death
    Fontein Reit, Orange River, South Africa Public - Ralph - Researcher - 19 July 2021 - Family gravestone
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Madron cemetery, Cornwall, England Public - Ralph - Researcher - 19 July 2021 - findagrave.com
  • Grave reference
    229715287 (findagrave.com) Public - Ralph - Researcher - 19 July 2021 - findagrave.com
  • Obituary
    Also in Loving Memory of Thomas Spencer, Fourth son of the above Who fell in action at Fontein Reit, South Africa, Feby. 3rd 1902, Aged 29 years. Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. Public - Ralph - Researcher - 19 July 2021 - Family gravestone
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM

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  • Born in Madron, Cornwall, the fourth son of Richard Hichens, on 26 July 1872 (baptised 25 Dec 1872 by Penzance Wesleyan circuit - cornwall-opc-database.org). Remembered on the family grave in Madron cemetery, Cornwall (findagrave.com - memorial ID 229715287).
    Public - Ralph - Researcher - 19 July 2021
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