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Full Name: John Henry Thomson
Rank Last Held: Corporal
Forename(s): John Henry
Surname: Thomson
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 3/453
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: G.M. Thomson (father), 5 Sheen Street, Roslyn, Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 5 Sheen Street, Roslyn, Dunedin, New Zealand
Military District: Otago
Body on Embarkation: 2nd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Medical Corps
Embarkation Date: 14 December 1914
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 724
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Medical Corps
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 5 April 1918
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1, Somme, France
Grave Reference: VI. E. 50.
Biographical Notes: John Thomson was the son of George Malcolm and Emma Thomson (formerley Allan) of Dunedin, 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
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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