(Service number 23194)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank||Rifleman|
|Date||13 January 1876||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Mary KENNARD (mother), Waimate, South Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||4th Reinforcements, 4th Battalion, H Company|
|Date||27 May 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Devonport, Devon, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||9 August 1943||Age||67 years|
|Place of Death||Waimate|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Old Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Thomas Kennard was born on 13 January 1876, the son of Thomas and Mary (née McNicol) Kennard. He was an uncle of Donald McNicol Kennard who also served in World War One.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [16 July 2017]; Waimate Old Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [18 July 2017]
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