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Thomas William Attwood

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas William AWMM
  • Surname
    Attwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    23947 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 August 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra LondonEngland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Thomas W. Attwood (father), Warkworth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23947 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      144 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked, Wellington, 31 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 July 1916; marched into Camp Sling, 27 July 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 29 September 1916; taken on strength, No 2 Company, NZ Machine Gun Corps, in the field, 3 October 1916.
    Detached to NZ Wing, II Anzac Reinforcements Cp, 5 June 1917; rejoined unit, 19 June 1917.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 3 November 1917.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 26 November 1917.
    Wounded in action, Ypres, Belgium, 3 December 1917 (gun shot wound, right elbow, right shoulder), and admitted to 3rd NZ Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 10th Casualty Clearing Station; to 7th General Hospital, St Omer, 4 December 1917; to England, 11 December 1917, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 12 December 1917. Classified unfit by Medical Board, 8 January 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board 'Maunganui', 2 February 1918; discharged (no longer fit for war service due to wounds received in action), 22 December 1918.
    Total war service: 2 years 319 days (of which 1 year 293 days was abroad) AWMM
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Death

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Memorials

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      33: 4 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. 4: Includes portrait AWMM