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THATCHER, Henry Lane
(Service number 7/2162)

Aliases
First Rank Trooper Last Rank Lance Corporal

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Carpenter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs J. Thatcher (mother), Woodbury, Geraldine, New Zealand
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 9th Reinforcements Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 16 August 1917 Age
Place of Death Ypres, Belgium
Cause Killed in action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Prowse Point Military Cemetery, Commines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium
Memorial Reference IV. C. 16.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine Church Memorial; Geraldine War Memorial; Woodbury War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Henry Thatcher was the son of Mrs. J. E. Thatcher, of Woodbury, New Zealand, and the late John Thatcher.

The 1913 Timaru Technical School roll book lists Henry was studying "arch. drawing", giving his occupation as carpenter and his address as 21 Gray Road (Timaru).

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database, August 2013, CWGC; SCRoll web submission from Julie James, Mountainview High School, 23 March 2015

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Researched and Written by

Lois Shears, SC branch NZSG

Currently Assigned to

LSh

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