Lieutenant

Thomas Holmes Nisbet

MiD (WW1)

Awards

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of the Rev. Thomas and Sarah Nisbet, of "Archerfield," Dunedin, New Zealand. Born at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

Submitted by: Maeve Lonie
Relationship to casualty: First Cousin twice removed
Thomas Holmes Nisbet was the focus of a 2014 Anzac speech by the rector of Waitaki Boys' High School, of which school he was an ex-pupil. Letters he wrote to the rector from Gallipoli may be ava... Read More
Thomas Holmes Nisbet was the focus of a 2014 Anzac speech by the rector of Waitaki Boys' High School, of which school he was an ex-pupil. Letters he wrote to the rector from Gallipoli may be available at the North Otago Museum. https://www.odt.co.nz/regions/north-otago/true-waitakian-recalled


Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
8/767
Name:
Thomas Holmes Nisbet
Rank: 
Lieutenant
Date of Birth:
Not known
Place of Birth: 
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Next of Kin: 
Mrs Sarah Nisbet (mother), 59 Lees Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
59 Lees Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, Otago Regiment

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
07 August 1915
Day of Death:
Saturday
Age at Death: 
23
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
Main Body
Embarkation Place:
Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
16 October 1914
Transport:

HMNZT 5
HMNZT 9
Vessel:
Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
Sp Mem. 22.
Cemetery Location: 
Turkey
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