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Full Name: Thomas Charles Henry Winters
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Thomas Charles Henry
Surname: Winters
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 19438
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Farmer
Next of Kin: Mr R. Winters (brother), Balmoral, North Canterbury, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Balmoral, North Canterbury, New Zealand
Military District: Christchurch
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Brigade
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 230
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 26 June 1942
Age at Death: 38
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: XXX. B. 24.
Biographical Notes: Thomas Winters was the son of Joseph and Lucinda Winters.
Description of Image: Portrait, Weekly News
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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