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Thomas Briton Carey

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 27 September 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 27 September 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Briton AWMM
  • Surname
    Carey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Thomas Bryton Carey AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ4312171 AWMM
    • WWII 4312171 AWMM
    • WWII 452755 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 March 1922 Martyn Martyn
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 24 Jessel St., Grey Lynn, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. F. Carey, 24 Jessel St., Grey Lynn, Auckland (m) AWMM
    • WW2 Mr J.F. Carey (father), 24 Jessel Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ4312171 AWMM
    • WWII 4312171 AWMM
    • WWII 452755 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
    Air Gunner/Military Martyn
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
    Lost on a transit flight AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • First served with the Army in the Pacific, then transferred to the Air Force. Died in the Pacific en route from Fiji to New Zealand.

    Son of Thomas Frank and Florence Carey, of Grey Lynn, Auckland.

    Name spelled as Bryton in the Evening Post 1944. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 August 1944 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Pacific 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
    • Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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