HEAP, Thomas
(Service number 34676)

Aliases Thomas Henry
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date abt 1879 Place of Birth Derby

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status single
Next of Kin Mrs M Heap (mother) 8 Castle Hill Clossop, Derbyshire, England
Religion Church of England
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 20th reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 7 December 1916
Transport HMNZT 71, Port Lyttelto
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 14 August 1918 Age 39
Place of Death Bapaume, France
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy, Pas-de-Calais, France
Memorial Reference II . E. 4
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Blue Cliffs School War Memorial; St Andrews War Memorial; Waimate First World War Memorial, Glossop War Memorial, Glossop, Derby, England

Biographical Notes

Son of William and Mary Heap, Glossop, Derby


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