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Alexander Thomson

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 1 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 1 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Thomson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25/12 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 October 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra GreymouthWest Coast Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Chipchase (friend), Te Arai, Rodney, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/12 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      168 lb AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of injury: Total loss hearing rt. ear Pension: 17/6 Percent: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (c.1920). A further list of the names of ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland).

      Embarked Wellington, 16 October 1914; disembark3d Alexandria, 4 December 1914.
      Wounded in action, 25 April 1915 (gun shot wound, right arm); admitted to 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, 30 April 1915; transferred to17th General Hospital, Alexandria (convalescent); to Convalescent Camp, Mustapha, 3 May 1915; embarzked alexandria, 26 May 1915; rejoined unit, Gallipoli, 1 June 1915.
      Admitted to 4th Field Ambulance, 4 June 1915 (dental attention); discharged from hospital, 4 June 1915.
      Killed in action, 8 August 1915.

      Parents: Esther Kittelty, 76 Prospect Terrace, Mount Eden, Auckland, and the late William Kittelty. Native of Greymouth AWMM
    • Please update the information as you have noted he died in 1915 but did not leave NZ until 1916 with the NZRB. Wrong guys info? Public - Richard - Researcher - 2 September 2020 - check dates
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Blast : the magazine of the Third Battalion of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade. John Long Ltd. ; [On board ship] : [H.M.N.Z.T. No. 42, Ulimaroa] AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 1 AWMM
    • A.U.C. roll of honour, 1914 - 1920. MSS & Archives E-2, Special Collections, University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services. AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (c.1920). A further list of the names of ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% : compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent war pensions; and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) discharged hospital patients; assessed as suffering permanent disability, and who are whilst in hospital, receiving full pensions. New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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02 September 2020RichardNew ZealandResearcher
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