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Thomas Gordon Farquharson

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Headstone of Gunner Thomas Gordon Farquharson (10579). Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEAZ1097). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Gunner Thomas Gordon Farquharson (10579). Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Farquharson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10579 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 January 1894 New Zealand War Graves Project NgaparaOtago New Zealand War Graves Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Farquharson (father), Hull Street, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10579 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 13 January 1916 New Zealand War Graves Project Salesman/Civilian New Zealand War Graves Project
    TrenthamUpper Hutt New Zealand War Graves Project
  • 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
    25 October 1917 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thomas Farquharson was the son of James and Isabella Farquharson, of Hull St., Oamaru, New Zealand.

    Previously employed as Salesman by Wright Stephenson & Company, Oamaru AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    25 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM L. 22. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      31: 13 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. AWMM

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