HAZELTON, Thomas Lindsay
(Service number 6/3035)

Aliases Sometimes spelt incorrectly as Hazelton in some records
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 24 August 1884 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date 15 Aug 1914-31 Dec 1915 Age
Address at Enlistment NZ Prisons, Lyttleton
Occupation Prison Warden
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin T Hazleton (father) Waimate
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information Tattoo on chest, varicose veins operation scars

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 7th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 9 October 1915
Transport HMNZT 32, 33, or 34 (Aprarima, Navua, or Warrimoo)
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Machine Gun Corp

Military Awards

Campaigns Egyptian, Western European
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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 15 Sept 1916 Age 32
Place of Death France
Cause Died of wounds
Notices Originally buried at Bottom Wood Cemetery, near Fricourt, France.
Memorial or Cemetery Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France
Memorial Reference III.N.3
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of John and Annie Hazleton, Waimate. Annie died in 1899 and John married Lily Cavanagh in 1907 (John and Lily are given as parents on the CWGC site). Thomas was originally buried at Bottom Wood Cemetery, near Fricourt, France


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015)

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Researched and Written by

Liz Shea (SC branch NZSG); Dave Batchelor, South Canterbury Museum

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