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Thomas Bernard McGahan

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Rolls of Honour, Tuakau Memorial Hall (photo John Halpin September 2012) - CC BY John Halpin

Rolls of Honour, Tuakau Memorial Hall (photo John Halpin September 2012) - CC BY John Halpin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Bernard AWMM
  • Surname
    McGahan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3140A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1883 AWMM AWMM
  • 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
    WWI 3140A 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
    WW1 12 October 1916 AWMM Australia 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thomas Bernard McGahan was the son of Thomas and Mary McGahan, of Harrisville Road, Tuakau.

    Two sons, brothers Thomas Bernard McGahan (3140A) and Charles William McGahan (25/29) were killed in WW1. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France AWMM IV.B.17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Information has been received by Mrs. Thomas McGahan, of Tuakau, that her son, Private Thomas McGahan, of the Third Pioneer Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces, has been wounded and admitted to Northampton War Hospital, England, on October 11, 1917. Mrs. McGahan's youngest son was killed in the battle of the Somme, and another is a member of the Mounted Rifles in Palestine. (Auckland Weekly News, 15 November 1917, p. 21) AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, Tuakau, WW1, 1914 - 1918, Tuakau Memorial Hall, George Street, Tuakau, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
    • Tuakau War Memorial, Tuakau Services Cemetery, corner of Alexandra Redoubt Road and Roberts Road, Tuakau, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Tuakau War Memorial, corner of Alexandra Redoubt Road and Roberts Road, Tuakau, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM

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