LOTT, Thomas
(Service number 23/196)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Private


Date 19 August 1894 Place of Birth Cheviot

Enlistment Information

Date 27 May 1915 Age 20
Address at Enlistment Cheviot, Canterbury, New Zealand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Daniel Lott Senior (father), Spotswood, Cheviot, New Zealand
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship A Company, 1st Battalion
Date 10 September 1915
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns Egypt 1915-16, Egypt Expeditionery Force 1916, Western Europe 1916
Service Medals
Military Awards

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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 21 September 1916 Age 22
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Warlencourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Memorial Reference I. L. 27
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

Son of Daniel and Elizabeth Lott, Claremont, South Canterbury, New Zealand. Native of Spotswood, North Canterbury.


Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database (May 2014)

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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