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Thomas William Chitty

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1/4 portrait of Private Thomas William Chitty, Reg No 21209, of the Auckland Infantry Battalion, - A Company, 16th Reinforcements. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-C1510. No known copyright.

1/4 portrait of Private Thomas William Chitty, Reg No 21209, of the Auckland Infantry Battalion, - A …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas William AWMM
  • Surname
    Chitty AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 21209 AWMM
    • WWII 617550 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 April 1896 Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Jesse Chitty (father), Papatoetoe, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mother was Annie (nee Munford) Public - Kathleen - Child - 23 April 2015 - family oral history
  • Relationship status
    Was married twice and fathered eighteen children. Second wife name was Kathleen Mary (nee Fillmore) Public - Kathleen - Child - 23 April 2015 - Family history

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 March 1968 Public source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I love you great pop its ashame that I never got meet you love you xoxo
    Public - Mia - Other relative - 29 October 2018
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Sources

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
      38: 7 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

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29 October 2018MiaAustralia SYDNEYOther relative
16 May 2016Jenniffer HelenAuckland NZDirect descendant
23 April 2015KathleenKARAKA FranklinChild

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