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Gordon Henry Thomas

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Thomas AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    45171 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 October 1915 AWMM MotuekaTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 2 July 1940 AWMM c/o P. Pope, 54 Maui Street, Greytown, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs N.N. Thomas (wife), 54 Maui Street, Greytown, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 September 1941 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    45171 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    From 12 May 1941 to 13 September 1941 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 2 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Bushman/Civilian AWMM
    MastertonWairarapa 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
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      false teeth AWMM
    • Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of natural causes AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Died Coronary Thrombosis AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 August 1996 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM Memorial Wall in Greytown Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Wairarapa Times, Age and Dominion 5 August 1996 AWMM
  • 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
    • 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
      p.208 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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