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Thomas James Herlihy

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas James AWMM
  • Surname
    Herlihy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tom Herlihy AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 710546 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    25 Jun 1950-27 July 1953 AWMM
    Korean War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 710546 AWMM
  • Military service
    Compulsory Military Training AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    28 January 1953 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Driver/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 8 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, Korea AWMM
      Accidentally injured in Korea and admitted to 38 Canadian Field Ambulance AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart attack AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Second son of a family of 5 boys and 2 girls. Father of 6 sons and 2 daughters. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 May 1983 AWMM
    Age 51 AWMM
    HelensvilleAuckland Province AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Helensville Cemetery, Helensville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 3 May 1983 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
    New Zealand in the Korean War. New Zealand History online
    http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-war
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    p.195 AWMM
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