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THOMAS GOLLAN

GOLLAN, THOMAS

RANK:   RIFLEMAN        SERIAL NO:  44271
                         

UNIT:    2nd BATTALION, N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE

BORN:   10/03/1881  -  WAIPUKURAU, N.Z.        

DIED:     17/09/1917    DIED OF WOUNDS (GAS SHELL POISON)
              
PLACE:  ETAPLES, FRANCE

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   PRESBYTERIAN

WIFE:     
    
PARENTS:   Mr Donald & Mrs Harriet GOLLAN, TAMUMU, WAIPAWA

SIBLINGS:   

NEXT OF KIN:   Mr  D. GOLLAN (father), TAMUMU

OCCUPATION:  FARMER

EMPLOYER:   DONALD M. GOLLAN (father).

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   TAMUMU, WAIPAWA
 
HEIGHT:  5’ 7½”        WEIGHT:     133lb        CHEST:   34”

COMP:   FRESH          EYES:   GREY          HAIR:   BROWN 

EDUCATION:   

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, FRANCE

                    
 ENLISTED:   WAIPUKURAU            DATE:  30/10/1916  

MAIN BODY:               REINFORCEMENT:    24th    

MILITARY RECORD:
     TWO YEARS WAIPAWA VOLUNTEERS.
09/01/1917.  POSTED TO ‘H’ COMPANY 25th REINFORCEMENTS, TRENTHAM.
19/01/1917.  TRANSFERRED TO ‘B’ COMPANY 25th REINFORCEMENTS.
02/02/1917.  TRANSFERRED TO ‘G’ COMPANY 24th REINFORCEMENTS.
05/04/1917.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON U.K. ON ‘DEVON’.
11/06/1917.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT, U.K.
11/06/1917.  MARCHED IN ‘SLING’ EX 24th REINFORCEMENTS AND POSTED TO
‘C’ COMPANY.
06/07/1917.  PROCEEDED OVERSEAS, (FRANCE).
15/08/1917.  JOINED BATTALION, POSTED TO ‘C’ COMPANY IN THE FIELD.
07/09/1917.  WOUNDED IN ACTION & ADMITTED  No.33 FIELD AMBULANCE.
07/09/1917.  ADMITTED No.41 CASUALTY CLEARING STATION.
10/09/1917.  ADMITTED No.1 CANADIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL, ETAPLES.
17/09/1917.  DIED OF WOUNDS (GAS SHELL POISON), ETAPLES.

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.