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Thomas O'Meara

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Meara AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    22674 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    22674 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from accident occurring, or disease contracted, while training with or attached to the NZEF in New Zealand AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 November 1916 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
    Died 8:30am Public - marc - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 - Military Records
  • Age at death
    • 23 Public - marc - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 - Military Records
    • 21 Public - marc - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 - corrected based on date of birth, and military Medical History form, suggesting age 21. However other military forms (e.g. hospital admission) put him at age 23 at death.
  • Place of death
    Featherston Military Hospital Public - marc - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 - Military Records
  • Cause of death
    • Accidental Death AWMM
    • CSM - Cerebral Spinal Meningitis Public - marc - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 - Military Records
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Born 29 March 1895 in Limehills. Medical History dated Oct 1915 confirms his age as 20. Yet death record indicates he died a year later at age 23. Assume age at death should be 21 years. Public - marc - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 - amalgamated online military history and family history
  • Memorial name
    Drummond War Memorial, Drummond, New Zealand Public - marc - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 - 'Drummond war memorial', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/drummond-war-memorial, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 15-Jul-2013
  • Memorial reference
    'Drummond war memorial', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/drummond-war-memorial, (Minist Public - marc - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 - 'Drummond war memorial', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/drummond-war-memorial, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 15-Jul-2013

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM

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  • Thinking about you today Great Uncle Thomas, on the 100th anniversary of Gallipoli. Thank you for updating this Marc. "Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them". George Eliot
    Public - Brad - Other Relative - 26 April 2015
  • Visited Uncle Tommy's grave at the Winton Cemetery today. Anzac Day 2015
    Public - Pauline Anne - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
26 April 2015BradRochester, MN USAOther Relative
25 April 2015Pauline AnneWinton, Southland New ZealandOther Relative
24 April 2015marcWellington, New ZealandOther Relative