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Thomas John Hirst Drysdale

Headstone of Second Lieutenant Thomas John Hirst Drysdale (4195A). Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, France. New Zealand War Graves Trust (FRGZ6963). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Second Lieutenant Thomas John Hirst Drysdale (4195A). Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas John Hirst AWMM
  • Surname
    Drysdale AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/95A AWMM
    • WWI 4195A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/95A AWMM
    • WWI 4195A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

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  • Son of John Drysdale, M.D., and Alice Drysdale (nee Dodson), of 2, Belhaven Terrace, Rutherglen, Scotland

    Listed at Archives New Zealand as 4/95A and at CWGC as 4195A AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    • 6 April 1918 AWMM
      Age 34 AWMM
      FranceEurope AWMM
    • 6 April 1918 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 34 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France AWMM : II. J. 21. AWMM
    • Port Chalmers General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block DB, Plot 116 AWMM
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23 January 2015AllanDunedinResearcher

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