(Service number 47345)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||27 March 1891||Place of Birth||Ireland|
|Address at Enlistment||Carlyle, Temuka|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Miss Maggie LINDSAY (sister), Winchester, South Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||25th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||26 April 1917|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||*June 1951||Age||60 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Hokitika Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||RSA 1, Plot 77|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Thomas Lindsay was born in Irelnd, the son of Thomas and Esther. He had been in new Zealand for four years when he enlisted. Private T. Lindsay returned to Temuka, New Zealand per the "Athenic" in March 1919. The burial in the Hokitika Cemetery appears to be that of Thomas - aged 60 years, bur. in RSA section; and an application for Letters of Administration through the Timaru Court in 1958 identifies him as an ex-serviceman of Hokitika.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [16 March 2019]; Sun, 8 March 1919 (Papers Past) [11 March 2019]; NZ Death Index (Department of Internal Affairs) [17 March 2019]; Hokitika Cemetery burial records (South Canterbury Branch cemetery records) [17 March 2019]
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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG
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