Thomas Charles AWMM
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Unknown AWMM King's College, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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Mr J.T. Major, Walton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 31 March 1900 AWMM Single AWMM
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Volunteered with Fifth Contingent as Officer Commanding (OC) of 11 Company (Auckland Section).
Colonel and Commander of Auckland Infantry Brigade in New Zealand, 1914-18.
Served as Headmaster at King's College, Auckland, 1905-26.
Honorary Colonel in Auckland Regiment, 1928-38.
Major's decorations and medals were aboard the Niagara when it was sunk in the Hauraki Gulf on 19 June 1940
Marama then transfer to Moldavia for Suez. Ship name "Marama" from The Evening Post, May 23, 1915 listing the nurses and officers on the passenger list. Transfer to Moldavia. AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Vol1: 447 AWMM
- Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
- Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
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