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Thomas Eric Catchpole

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915. - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915. - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Eric AWMM
  • Surname
    Catchpole AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/549 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 July 1891 AWMM TaranakiNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Matahuru, Ohiewai, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A.B. Catchpole, Mokoia, Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/549 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 Farmer/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Thomas Catchpole was the son of Alfred B. and C.N. Catchpole, Ohaupo, Hamilton. AWMM
    • Thomas Eric (known as Eric) Catchpole was the brother of James Henry Catchpole (known as Jim), brother of Alfred Cornwall Catchpole (known as Alf), sister of Dorothea Winnie Catchpole (known as Winnie). Public - Frances Olwen Bea - Other Relative - 8 July 2015 - Family oral history, plus siblings mentioned in the letters of Thomas Eric Catchpole home from war.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey 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
    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • thank you for fighting for our conutry from hannah and jade
    Public - hannah - 15 April 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 117 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
02 July 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
15 April 2016hannahtaranakiOther
08 July 2015Frances Olwen BeaDiamond Harbour, CanterburyOther Relative

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