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Thomas Marshall Percy Grace

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GRACE, Thomas Marshall Percy

Sources:Cenotaph Database
First Names:Thomas Marshall Percy
Last Name:Grace
Other Known Names:Hami
Date of Birth:11 July 1890
Place of Birth:Pukawa, New Zealand
Date of Death:8 August 1915
Iwi:Ngati Tuwharetoa
Education:Wellington College 1904-1908
Awards:1914-15 Star, British War Medal (1914-1920), Victory Medal, Mentioned in Despatches.
Occupations:Civil Servant, Post and Telegraph Department
Cause of Death:Killed in action
Place of Death:Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at Death:25
Place Enlisted:99 Coromandel Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status at Enlistment:Single
Next of Kin:Lawrence Marshall Grace, Native Department, Government Buildings, Wellington, New Zealand
Regiment or Service:Wellington Infantry Battalion.
Service Number:10/127
Place of Embarkation:Wellington, New Zealand
Date of Embarkation:16 October 1914
Vessel:Limerick or Arawa
Place of Arrival Overseas:Suez, Egypt
Theatres of War:Gallipoli, 1915 and Egypt 1914, 1915
Final Rank:Second Lieutenant
War Memorial:Memorial Roll, Wellington College, Wellington; Taupo War Memorial Cenotaph
Overseas Memorial:Chanuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chanuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Wars:World War 1, 1914-1918
Fathers Name:Lawrence Marshall Grace
Mothers Name:Henerieta Kahui Grace