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Thomas Gregory Herd Twistleton

Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War 1899-1902 Names Turner, O.H. - Upton, R.H.B. (digital photo J. Halpin 2011)

Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War 1899-1902 Names Turner, O.H. - Upton, R.H.B. (digita …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Gregory Herd AWMM
  • Surname
    Twistleton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • D.G. Twistleton AWMM
    • D.G. Turleston AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 1343 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 c/o G. Speedy, Herbertville, Waipukurau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 1343 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
    South Africa Shepherd/Civilian 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 Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked to South Africa as a Sergeant with the 4th Contingent and subsequently commissioned in the 7th Contingent as a Lieutenant.

    Name incorrectly cabled to New Zealand at death as ' D.G. Turleston', then again as 'D.G. Twistleton'. Papers Past. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 August 1901 AWMM
    HosbergTransvaal AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • 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
    • 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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Sources

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