THOMSON, Stanley Bowie
(Service number 23/1305)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank Quartermaster Sergeant


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 318 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Occupation Unknown occupation
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs E. Austin (mother), Post-office, Dannevirke, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

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

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Where Captured and by Whom
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


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

Biographical Notes

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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