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Thomas Henry Hudson

Walton and Weybridge Cemetery, England, where 19 New Zealanders are buried. (Courtesy of Daphne Hobby, no date) - No known copyright restrictions
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Hudson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/727 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 July 1894 AWMM Ceylon AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 12 August 1914 AWMM New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Richard Phineas Hudson (father), Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


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 10/727 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 12 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Civil servant/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      1915 Influenza AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      German measles AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Enteritis AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of pneumonia and heart failure AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Richard Phineas Hudson and Ellen Phyllis Hudson, of Marlow, Motueka, Nelson.

      No. 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Mount Felix, Walton. (see vertical files (Hospitals, Military), Armoury Information Centre, Auckland War Memorial Museum) AWMM
    • Thomas's father Richard Phineas Hudson (1860-1953) was a New Zealand Member of Parliament - from 1914 to 1928. Richard Phineas Hudson was born (1860) at Ireland. He would later emigrate to Ceylon, British India, where he became, for 23 years, a tea and coffee plantation owner. Richard, his wife Ellen and son Thomas emigrated to New Zealand in 1908 - where at Motueka, Nelson Region, Richard Hudson became a fruit grower. He entered Parliament, as MP for Motueka, in 1914. In 1930 Richard and his wife Ellen returned to Ceylon. They would later return to New Zealand where Richard Hudson died, in 1953, at Wellington.

      Thomas Hudson was an Old Boy of Nelson College. He attended Nelson College from 1909 to 1910. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 5 January 2017 - Father : Richard Phineas Hudson (1860-1953) : NZETC : Victoria University (Wellington) New Zealand.
      Thomas Hudson at Nelson College :
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About death

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  • Death
    18 May 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Walton and Weybridge (Walton-on-Thames) Cemetery, Surrey, England AWMM Screen wall. 913. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    • Remembered on Memorials in Motueka and New Plymouth, and in the Nelson College Scriptorium Public - Peter - Researcher - 25 April 2018 - on site and on-line
    • Waitaki Boys' High School Memorial Public - Marie-Anne - Researcher - 31 August 2018 - WBHS Memorial
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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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
      Vol1: 347 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM


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31 August 2018Marie-AnneOamaruResearcher
05 January 2017JeniferWairarapa New ZealandResearcher
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