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Thomas Harry Dickinson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Dickinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Thomas Henry Dickinson AWMM
  • Service number
    • 8944 AWMM
    • 10725 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 May 1881 AWMM HalcombeManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 9 April 1902 AWMM Midhurst, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 13 December 1915 AWMM Fordell, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • H.A. Dickinson (father), Midhurst, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
    • Ernest James Dickinson (brother), Fordell, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
    • Older brother of Alfred Dickinson (Service Number 11/417) Public - David - Other Relative - 18 March 2015 - Family papers
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 April 1902 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 6 May 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      140 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Dysentery in South Africa AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mary Ann and Henry Alfred Dickinson

    "The newspaper clipping [his brother's obituary] mentions he lived with his brother Ernest (my grandfather) and used to get cigarettes every week and when they were delivered he would count them to make sure the correct amount was there. At one delivery his brother carefully opened one carton and took out one cigarette, Harry was furious at being one short and all hell was to pay until his brother admitted to taking one." (recounted by his great nephew 2009)

    "He never married. He was a commercial traveller ...and I believe he visited relatives as he worked his area [Fielding]. He was a small dapper man wearing a three piece suit ..." (recollections of a great niece who met her great uncle in the 1950's)

    Listed on the WW1 Nominal Roll and NZ Gazette as Thomas Henry Dickinson. Listed on his birth registration and service record as Thomas Harry Dickinson. Known throughout his life as Harry (personal communication from family) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 March 1966 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hamilton Park Cemetery, 395 Morrinsville Road, Newstead, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM RSA-03-082 AWMM
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
19 December 2016VictoriaWellington, New ZealandResearcher
18 March 2015David New ZealandOther Relative
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