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Thomas Farr

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Portrait of Major Thomas Farr, Archives New Zealand, AALZ   25044 3 / F1248 2. Image is subject to copyright restrcitions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Farr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 2/277 AWMM
    • 936 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 January 1879 AWMM WaverleyWaverley AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Artillery Barracks, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    F. Farr (father), Waverley, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Reverted to rank of Battery Sergeant Major (BSM) after being discharged to Regular Army in 1919.

    Commissioned and served in Waiouru Camp, 1939-41. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    30 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 62 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Section: ROM CATH, Plot Number: 420 Z AWMM
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

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
      Page No: 223 AWMM
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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