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Thomas Kendall

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Detail of his memorial tablet placed at the foot of the Memorial plinth, Mitimiti War Memorial, Hato Hemi (St James), Matihetihe (photo J. Halpin November 2011) - No known copyright restrictions

Detail of his memorial tablet placed at the foot of the Memorial plinth, Mitimiti War Memorial, Hato …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Kendall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2210 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 June 1894 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o W. Street, Cockburn Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G. Kendall (father), Mitimiti, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2210 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thomas Kendall was the son of George William and Neta Kendall, of Mitimiti, New Zealand.

    Listed as K. Kendall on the Hokianga Arch of Remembrance AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 November 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    PalestineMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel AWMM M. 54. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Mitimiti War Memorial, Hato Hemi te Whare Karakia (St James), Matihetihe, Mitimiti, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
    • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
    • Kohukohu Town Hall, 25 Beach Road, Kohukohu, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • My name is Malcolm Thomas Kendall and I grew up in Mitimiti, Hokianga. I have always been aware of the memorial for Thomas at te Whare Karakia o Hato Hemi, but until this year was not sure exactly how I was related - although I knew it would be a close relationship. Still a lot to learn but proud to be related and grateful to know the Waiomio's through Aunty Pat and now Karen have kept safe an important part of his legacy - his medals. Ka maumahara tonu tatou ki a ratou.
    Public - Malcolm Thomas - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
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  • To Uncle Thomas My name is Karen Waiomio My mothers name was Patricia Kendall who lived in Mitimiti. Here Father was William George who is your brother. We are very honoured to have your Medals that belong to you. I don't know much about you only that you served in ww1 and killed in action, Palestine. This Anzac I would like to take your medals down to show everyone them I hope that you do not mind.
    Public - Karen - Other Relative - 17 April 2015
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Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 March 2020Malcolm ThomasAucklandDirect descendant
21 July 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher
25 April 2015Malcolm ThomasAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
17 April 2015KarenMitimitiOther Relative

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