THOMSON, Stanley Bowie
(Service number 23/1305)
|First Rank||Sergeant||Last Rank||Quartermaster Sergeant|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||318 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs E. Austin (mother), Post-office, Dannevirke, New Zealand|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Samoan Advance Party 2nd Reinforcements to 2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||E Company|
|Date||15 August 1914; 13 November 1915|
|Transport||Moeraki or Monowai Willochra or Tofua|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Apia, Samoa, Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion, 3rd|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||12 October 1917||Age|
|Place of Death||Ypres, Belgium|
|Cause||Killed in action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium|
|Memorial Reference||N.Z. Apse, Panel 7.|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru|
Stanley Thomson was the grandson of Emma Harriet Bowie, of 117 Sherbourne St., St. Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database, August 2013, CWGC.
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