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Thomas Harry Kinder

Portrait from In Memoriam, 1914-1918 [Wanganui Collegiate School], 1919[?] - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait from In Memoriam, 1914-1918 [Wanganui Collegiate School], 1919[?] - No known copyright rest …


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  • Forenames
    Thomas Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Kinder AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1892 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Caius College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Harry Kinder (father), 45 Arney Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


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Medical history

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    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

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  • Son of Harry Allen Kinder and Emily Kinder, of 51 Arney Road, Remuera, Auckland.

    Educated at Wanganui Collegiate

    "Now officially reported killed in action, was Head Prefect for the first term of 1912. He came in September, 1904, and gained a considerable reputation for his athletic ability before leaving. He was Captain of the Fifteen in 1911, a year to be remembered in the annals of School football. In company with a number of boys who left at the same time, he went to Cambridge, where on the outbreak of war he enlisted in King Edward’s Horse. Learning that they were ordered to Egypt, and being anxious to go over to France, he was transferred to the 7th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment." (In Memoriam, 1914-1918 [Wanganui Collegiate School])

    Thomas Harry Kinder – 1892-1916

    A son of Mr Harry Kinder who lived in Arney Road in Remuera, Thomas had his secondary education at Wanganui Collegiate where he served as head prefect in his last year. He then went to study at Caius College in Cambridge. When war was declared, he signed up with King Edwards Horse and transferred to the Suffolk regiment and went to France. He was killed in action at the Somme.

    Above biography was transcribed, researched and written by Margaret Nash of Panmure Branch of NZSG
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About death

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  • Death
    3 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
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  • Memorial name
    • Thiepval Memorial, Authuile, Somme, France AWMM
    • Memorial plaque, St Mark's Anglican Church, 95 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Hi, We are doing a Anzac researching and my reading group got you.
    Thomas Harry Kinder,
    Rest in Peace.
    Kind regards Kaitlin, Harlem And Mihipeka
    Public - Kaitlin Macy - Researcher - 10 April 2019
  • Hi, we are doing a project about Anzac day me and My friend got you, Thomas Harry Kinder,
    I hope you rest in peace
    Kind regard Dominique & R



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10 April 2019Kaitlin MacyPaihia, New ZealandResearcher
29 March 2018JohnPapatoetoe, AucklandOther

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