DOWTHWAITE, Thomas William
(Service number 80057)

First Rank Last Rank


Date 2 February 1898 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Box 47, Waimate
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs J. DOWTHWAITE (mother), Box 47, Waimate
Religion Methodist
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 41st Reinforcements, F Company
Date 27 July 1918
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

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

Wool classer


Date 30 April 1988 Age 90 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated; ashes interred Hamilton Park Cemetery, Hamilton
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas William Dowthwaite was the son of Elizabeth Louisa (Lizzie, née Skevington) Dowthwaite. He was probably educated at Waimate. His brother Samuel Joseph Dowthwaite also served in World War I. Thomas married Agnes Henderson in 1924.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 April 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [April 2020]; Hamilton Park Cemetery burial record (Hamilton City Council) [07 April 2020]

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