Armoury - New Zealanders at WarTe Kakano - Pacific Resource CentreLibrary Catalogue - Written & PictorialWebsite - Learn MoreLibrary Resources - Websites and DatabasesNatural History Information Centre
Click to go to Ancestry Library Edition
Click to go to the Advanced Search
Click here for other Electronic Resources
Click to go to the Book Of Rememberance
 
Cenotaph Record
Refine Search Search Tips
Cenotaph information will not be updated between March and June 2014 while we upgrade the database.
Full Name
Stanley Bowie Thomson
Rank Last Held
Sergeant
Forename(s)
Stanley Bowie
Surname
Thomson
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
23/1305
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
  • Quartermaster Sergeant
  • Quartermaster Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment
  • Unknown occupation
  • Unknown occupation
Next of Kin
  • Mrs E. Austin (mother), Post-office, Dannevirke, New Zealand
  • Mrs E. Austin (mother), Post-office, Dannevirke, New Zealand
Marital Status
  • Single
  • Single
Enlistment Address
  • 318 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand
  • 318 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Military District
  • Wellington
  • Wellington
Body on Embarkation
  • Samoan Advance Party
  • 2nd Reinforcements to 2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
  • E Company
  • E Company
Embarkation Date
  • 15 August 1914
  • 13 November 1915
Place of Embarkation
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
  • Moeraki or Monowai
  • Willochra or Tofua
Destination
  • Apia, Samoa
  • Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
  • Vol1
  • Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
  • 723
  • 725
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
12 October 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference
N.Z. Apse, Panel 7.
Biographical Notes
Stanley Thomson was the grandson of Emma Harriet Bowie, of 117 Sherbourne St., St. Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

Read our terms and conditions | Add your relative's information to Cenotaph