(Service number 18468)
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|Date||2 October 1865||Place of Birth||Slamannan, Stirlingshire, Scotland|
|Date||10 August 1916||Age||50 years|
|Address at Enlistment||Royal Street, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience||... Rifles - 10 years - disbanded|
|Next of Kin||Mrs C. HALKETT (wife), Royal Street, Timaru|
|Medical Information||Height 5 feet 7½ inches. Weight 166 lbs. Chest measurement 35-40 inches, Complexion dark. eyes brown. Hair black turning grey. Sight - both eyes 6/6. Hearing - right ear correct, left ear good. colour vision good. Limbs well formed. Full & perfect movement of all joints. Chest well formed. Heart & lungs normal. No illnesses. Free from hernia, varicocele, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, inveterate or contagious skin disease. Vaccinated. Good bodily & mental health. No slight defects. No fits. Never off work through isickness or accident.|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||9 January 1922||Age||56 years|
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|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Gentral Section, Row 34, Plot 497|
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Thomas Halkett was married to Catherine Finch, and wa sthe father of Edward, Francis and John.
NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5539 0049087) [09 August 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (department of Internal Affairs) [01 August 2016]; Timaru Herald, 6 January 1905, 26 July 1906, 31 December 1906, 27 April 1917, 31 August 1917, Otago Daily Times, 10 February 1922 (Papers Past) [07 August 2016]
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