THOMSON, George Agnew
(Service number 47095)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank||Rifleman|
|Date||19 September 1882||Place of Birth||Green Island, Otago|
|Address at Enlistment||North Road, Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs G. A. THOMSON (wife), North Road, Waimate|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||25th Reinforcements, J Company|
|Date||26 April 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Plymouth, Devon, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Rifle Brigade|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||6 August 1966||Age||83 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
George Agnew Thomson, the son of James and Mary Agnew Thomson, was born on 19 September 1882 at Green Island and educated at the school there. In 1915 he married Margaret Isabel Adams and was living in Waimate when he was called up in 1916.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [06 February 2017]; Waimate Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [06 February 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [06 February 2017]
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