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Full Name: Thomas Keith Hunter
Rank Last Held: Gunner
Forename(s): Thomas Keith
Surname: Hunter
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 35271
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Draper
Next of Kin: William Hunter (father), 17 Te Puni Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 23rd Reinforcements New Zealand Field Artillery
Embarkation Date: 2 April 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 80
Vessel: Corinthic
Destination: Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number: 57
Page on Nominal Roll: 22
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Field Artillery
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 5 March 1918
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference: XXVII. E. 18A.
Biographical Notes: Thomas Hunter was the son of Wm. Hunter, of Petone, Wellington, 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 III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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