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Full Name: Thomas Hillier Denniston
Rank Last Held: Sergeant
Forename(s): Thomas Hillier
Surname: Denniston
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 3/195
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Sergeant
Next of Kin: G.L. Denniston, Noble Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 36 Melville Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Military District: Otago
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Ambulance
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Auckland, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 8
Vessel: Star of India
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 185
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Medical Corps, Field Ambulance
Place of Death: Malta
Date of Death: 28 July 1915
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Biographical Notes: Thomas Denniston was the son of G. and E. B. Denniston, of Bond St., Dunedin, New Zealand.
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:
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