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Thomas Macky Alexander

Group Photo, WW1, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve: members of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron as Sub-Lieutenants. HMS Hermione, Southhampton, April 1917 and their bulldog. Back row left to right C.H. Palmer, W.A. Currie, N.E. Blomfield, W.A. Garden, W.P. Endean, C.V. Brown, F.G. Foote Middle row left to right R.A. Kirkwood, R. Mays, W.C. Leys, G.S. Reid (Hon. Tresurer.), L.N. Foote, T.E. le Huquet, A.E. Choyce, R. Philson, C. Armitage, W.L. Sheffield, Front row left to right - L. Jenkinson, G.T. George, D.V. Hanna, T.M. Alexander, B.W. Beaumont (Hon. Sec.), C. Harrison-Smith, E.C. Alexander, W. Nolan, T.C. Webster Absent - G.E.L. Alderton, J.C. Hewson, J.A. Hardie. - (Copyright © Royal New Zealand Navy Museum. Photo number Hermione 1917. All enquiries for use: https://forms.nzdf.mil.nz/navy/museum/contactform.asp )

Group Photo, WW1, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve: members of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron as …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Macky AWMM
  • Surname
    Alexander AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI A/334 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs M.C. Alexander (mother), King George Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Instruction in Hydrophones AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 14 October 1916 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • Promoted to Lieutenant 14 October 1917

    The service number A/334 was allocated in New Zealand and used for embarkation. The number was not used in England by the Royal Navy, RNVR officers were not allocated service numbers.

    Palmer recruit? - reported serving in the RNVR and has having returned to New Zealand possibly sometime in 1918? AWMM

Death

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Sources

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  • External links
    National Archives (UK). Military History resources.
    http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/militaryhistory/?WT.ac=MHhomepage
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      43: 21 AWMM
    • McEwan, J. (1995). Auckland Rockies : a history of Auckland's Naval Reserves from 1858-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Pyramid Press. AWMM
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