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Thomas George Ball

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  • Service number
    • WWI 11/137 AWMM
    • WWI 11/187 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas George AWMM
  • Surname
    Ball AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 11/137 AWMM
    • WWI 11/187 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 March 1890 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mangaonoho, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G.A. Ball (father), Railway Department, Mangaonoho, 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
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 11/137 AWMM
    • WWI 11/187 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • 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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Thomas Ball was the son of George Alfred and Mary Ann Ball, of Hunterville, New Zealand. Of Palmerston North

      Serial Number is recorded as11/137in Nominal Rolls, as 11/187 in Archives New Zealand

      Embarked Wellington, 16 October 1914; disembarked Alexandria, 3 December 1914.
      Embarked to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915.
      Reported missing, Anzac Cove, 9 August 1915.
      Booard of Enquiry, held at Anzac, 14 December 1915, concluded 'Killed in action, 9 August 1915'.

      Parents: George Alfred and Mary Ann Ball, Hunterville. Native of Palmerston North AWMM
    • Born March 1890
      Father's name may have been Alfred George Ball (not George Alfred) Public - Annabel - Other Relative - 8 April 2015 - My source is my Family Tree written by my Great Uncle. My great, great uncle was Alfred George Ball who left England 30 Dec 1879 and arrived in NZ on 17 April 1880.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Baby 700 Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM D. 35. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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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: 31 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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07 June 2015StephenChristchurchResearcher
08 April 2015AnnabelDunedin, New ZealandOther Relative
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