DOWTHWAITE, Thomas William
(Service number 80057)
|First Rank||Last Rank|
|Date||2 February 1898||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||Box 47, Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs J. DOWTHWAITE (mother), Box 47, Waimate|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||41st Reinforcements, F Company|
|Date||27 July 1918|
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Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||30 April 1988||Age||90 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Cremated; ashes interred Hamilton Park Cemetery, Hamilton|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Thomas William Dowthwaite was the son of Elizabeth Louisa (Lizzie, née Skevington) Dowthwaite. He was probably educated at Waimate. His brother Samuel Joseph Dowthwaite also served in World War I. Thomas married Agnes Henderson in 1924.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 April 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [April 2020]; Hamilton Park Cemetery burial record (Hamilton City Council) [07 April 2020]
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