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Arthur Thomason

21st Battalion Roll of Honour, Auckland War Memorial Museum. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Thomason AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    65082 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
    Unknown AWMM 24 Mount Eden Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Peters (sister), 21 Westminster Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 September 1941 AWMM Divorced AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65082 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arthur Thomason was the son of William and Mary Alice Thomason, of Bolton, Lancashire, England; husband of Hilda Thomason. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM XXVIII. C. 4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 209 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
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