LAURENSON, Thomas Peter
(Service number 55601)

First Rank Lance Sergeant Last Rank


Date 29 October 1884 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 18 Preston Street, Timaru
Occupation Insurance manager
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs F. L. LAURENSON (wife), care of Mrs Souter, Nelson Terrace, 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 38th Reinforcements, B Company
Date 5 June 1918
Transport Remuera
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Insurance manager


Date 5 September 1953 Age 69 years
Place of Death Wellington
Memorial or Cemetery Karori Crematorium, Wellington
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas Peter Laurenson was the son of Laurence and Isabella Laurenson. He married Fanny Louise Souter on 18 May 1918 at Wellington. His father died in 1909 in Dunedin, and his mother in 1918.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 January 2017]; Karori Crematorim, Wellington record (Wellington City Council) [14 January 2017]

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