STECHMANN, Thomas Moncrieff
(Service number 74434)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 13 July 1898 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 73 Elizabeth Street, Timaru
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs A. STECHMANN (mother), 73 Elizabeth Street, Timaru
Religion Church of England
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 39th Reinforcements, E Company
Date 13 June 1918
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 23 December 1961 Age 63 years
Place of Death Wellington
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas Moncrieff Stechman was the son of John Henry Frederick and Angelina Stechman, Thomas was educated at Timaru Main School. He married Ivy Myrtle Cheyne in 1923. His father Frank, a pilot and the night watchman on the Timaru Harbour Board's dredge, died suddenly in September 1920.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 June 2018]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [June 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [June 2018]

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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG

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