THOMAS, Alexander Frederick
(Service number 13/465)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank||Trooper|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||Hairini, New Zealand|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||F.C. Thomas, Paeroa, New Zealand|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Main Body|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Auckland Mounted Rifles|
|Date||16 October 1914|
|Transport||Star of India or Waimana|
|Embarked From||Auckland, New Zealand||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Auckland Mounted Rifles|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||6 August 1915||Age|
|Place of Death||Gallipoli, Turkey|
|Cause||Killed in action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Turkey|
|Memorial Reference||Special Memorial D. 41.|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Timaru South School WW1 Memorial plaque|
Son of Frederick Campbell Thomas and Margaret Ann Thomas, of 99, Richmond Rd., Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand.
Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database, August 2013, CWGC.
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