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George William Ladd Thomson

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  • Service number
    WWI 3/143A AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Tommy AWMM
    • Ladd-Thomson AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait, age 26. Image provided by Mrs Hitchcock - No known copyright restrictions
Portrait, age 26. Image provided by Mrs Hitchcock - No known … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George William Ladd AWMM
  • Surname
    Thomson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Tommy AWMM
    • Ladd-Thomson AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/143A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 April 1889 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 14 August 1914 AWMM 110 Church Street West, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 David Thomson, Church Street West, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/143A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of David Thomson and Annie Charlotte Thomson (nee Ladd), of Timaru.

    Dental Surgeon in private practice in Remuera after the war.

    When serving in the army, Thomson called himself 'Ladd-Thomson' to distinguish himself from another George William Thomson by the same name. The name 'Ladd' was his mother's maiden name. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 November 1976 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes Block J Row 5 Plot 088 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 724 AWMM
    • Thomson, George William, 1889-1976. Papers, 1914-2001. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library MS 2003/72. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Thomson, G.W. (1914-1918) G.W. Thomson photographs. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-2003-1. AWMM
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