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Full Name
Thomas Gurnett
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Thomas
Surname
Gurnett
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
15364
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
Mrs M.A. Ellis (friend), Hikutaia, Thames, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
9th Reinforcements 1st Battalion, E Company
Embarkation Date
29 July 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
37
Page on Nominal Roll
32
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
12 October 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Passchendaele New British Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference
XV. B. 23.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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