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Full Name
Thomas Wiremu Isaacs
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Thomas Wiremu
Surname
Isaacs
Also Known As
Tekauri
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
807318
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Orchard worker
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Reurangi (mother), Ratana Pa, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Riwaka, New Zealand
Military District
Nelson
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Embarkation Date
21 July 1943
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel
Nieuw Amsterdam
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 12
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 97
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
19 December 1943
Age at Death
29
Year of Death
1943
Memorial Name
  • Cassino Memorial, Italy
  • Riwaka Memorial Reserve, corner of State Highway 60 and School Road, Riwaka, Tasman District
Memorial Reference
Panel 15
Biographical Notes
Thomas Isaacs was the son of Wiremu Isaacs Tekauri and Margaret Rourangi, of Motupipi, Nelson, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Riwaka Memorial Reserve, name panels on gate posts
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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