HAYNES, Thomas William
(Service number 32849)

First Rank Private Last Rank Rifleman


Date abt 1892 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status single
Next of Kin Mrs Jessie Haynes (mother) Waimate
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 19th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 15 November 1916
Transport HMNZT 68 or 69; Maunganui or Tahiti
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Plymouth, England or Devonport
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion, 3rd

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 12 October 1917 Age 25
Place of Death Yrpes, Belgium
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen
Memorial Reference NZ Apse, Panel 7
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Hakataramea War Memorial; St Augustine Church War memorial; Waimate First World War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of William and Jessie Pearcy Haynes, Waimate (married 1890). Thomas had five sisters and one brother who served (James John Haynes 1897-1977, service no.68531). Thomas died at Passendale.



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