(Service number 44037)

Aliases Tom
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Matilda VINCENT (mother), Pareora, via Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 23rd Reinforcements CanterburyInfantry Regiment, C Company
Date 2 April 1917
Transport Corinthic
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

Military Awards

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 27 February 1970 Age 70 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Omaka Cemetery, Blenheim
Memorial Reference RSA Lawn, Block 2, Plot 12
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas VINCENT was born on 28 November 1899, the son of Thomas and Matilda THOMAS. He was educated at Springbrook School. Tom also served in WWII.


Cenotaph Database [29 July 2014]; Omaka Cemetery burial records (Marlborough District Council) [01 August 2014]; Headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG Cemetery records microfiche) [01 August 2014]

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