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Full Name
Thomas Ivan Frater
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Thomas Ivan
Surname
Frater
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
8099
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farm hand
Next of Kin
Mr H.E.J. Frater (father), Dunback, Otago, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Dunback, Otago, New Zealand
Military District
Dunedin
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
20th (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 61
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
22 May 1941
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1941
Memorial Name
Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference
Face 13
Biographical Notes
Son of Herbert Edward James Frater and Winifred Nellie Frater, of Dunbank, Otago, New Zealand.
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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