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Full Name
Thomas Edwin Ballinger
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Thomas Edwin
Surname
Ballinger
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
29351
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Dairyman
Next of Kin
Mrs E.J. Ballinger (mother), Matangi, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
12th Reinforcements 1st Battalion, E Company
Embarkation Date
11 October 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tofua
Destination
Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number
43
Page on Nominal Roll
23
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
23 June 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium
Grave Reference
VI. B. 19.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Thomas Ballinger was the son of Mrs. Emily Jane Ballinger, of Matangi, Waikato, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Baker W.L.V. - Banks A.G. (photo J Halpin 2010)
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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