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Thomas Green

Image 1: Headstone at Knightsbridge Cemetery, Libya - This image may be subject to copyright

Image 1: Headstone at Knightsbridge Cemetery, Libya - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Green AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24041 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 Otorohanga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Rebecca Green (sister), Otorohanga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24041 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thomas Green was the son of Tawhi and Teremaanu Green of Otorohanga.
    They had ten children: Rawiri, Te Puaha Thomas (Private Green), PakiPaki, Urikore Millie, Kapokapo Terry, Te Aroha Fred, Tatotokino Norah, Naaku Tom, Rebecca, Poharana Boycie. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 14. E. 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Uncle Thomas Green was a brother of my Nanny, Urikore Millie Turner (Green). His parents (my Great Grand Parents) were Teremaanu and Tawhi Green of Otorohanga. I would just like the proper spelling for my Great Grand Parents please, if I could.
    Public - David William - Other relative - 11 May 2018
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2162222
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 183 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
11 May 2018David WilliamUpper Hutt New ZealandOther relative

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