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Closing early today

We’ll be closing at 3PM today, to allow our manuhiri (visitors) and kaimahi (staff) time to make it home ahead of the Orange Weather Warning from 6PM this evening.

Thomas Bullick

Portrait of Thomas Bullick, 1916. Image courtesy of Douglas Bullick (via Tauranga Heritage Collection), Kete Tauranga, Tauranga City Libraries. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Thomas Bullick, 1916. Image courtesy of Douglas Bullick (via Tauranga Heritage Collectio …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Bullick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13588 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 March 1882 AWMM Pleasant PointSouth Canterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs J. Bullick (mother), 400 Knight Street, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13588 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      Military Medal - London Gazette, 16 August 1917, p8429, Rec No 940: This man is a Battalion Signaller. During the period 7/9th June he was in charge of a relay post between Battalion Headquaters at Lauwen Molen and the Headquaters of a Battalion in rear. During a hostile counter attack made on the evening of the 8th June the wires were broken several times, and Private Bullick, under very heavy shelling, repaired them each time. His conduct throughout the battle was characterised by a fine conception of duty. AWMM
    • Croix de Guerre (Belgium) AWMM
      Croix de Guerre (Belgium) - London Gazette, 5 April 1919, p4528, Rec No 2841: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Throughout the whole of the operations undertaken by his Battalion between August 24th and September 19th, this N.C.O. showed conspicouous gallantry in carrying out repairs to communications under very heavy shell and machine gun fire. His devotion to duty enabled his Battalion Commander to keep in telephonic communication with advance troops. His work was a splendid example to his men. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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


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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    29 September 1918 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    HavrincourtFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich, Nord, France AWMM VI C 9 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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

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