GUTHRIE, Thomas Morrison
(Service number 2/3003)

First Rank Driver Last Rank


Date 20 August 1884 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Hook, Makikihi
Occupation Carpenter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs M. GUTHRIE (mother), Mere Mere Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
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 11th Reinforcements, New Zealand Field Artillery, No 3 Battery
Date 1 April 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

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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 8 April 1942 Age 58 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 134, Plot 175
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas Morrison Guthrie was the son of William and Margaret McNab (née Morrison) Guthrie. He was educated at Waimataitai School, leaving there to go out to work. His father died in 1907. He returned to Timaru with Draft 187 which brought a large number of soldiers home in early October 1918. Thomas may have married Catherine while overseas.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [09 July 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [July 2019]; School Admission records [July 2019]; Cemetery records;Timaru Herald, 8 June 1907, Evening Post, 30 September 1918 (Papers Past) [16 August 2016; 15 July 2019]

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