Topic: Thomas McGee (1889-1954)

Topic type:

In 2015 Tauranga author Susan Brocker came in to the Tauranga City Libraries to remember her grandfather Thomas McGee, as part of the Threads of Memory project. Filming: Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Students. Photos: Lee Switzer.

 Threads of Memory - Susan Brocker - 2015 (1)

Susan Brocker and Debbie McCauley.

Thomas McGee was born on 8 December 1889 (reg. 1889/14196). His parents were Thomas and Catherine McGee (nee McBratney) who married in 1884 (reg. 1884/3402).

Thomas served with the Wellington Mounted Rifles (Service Number: 11/1184).

Thomas died on 6 March 1954 at the age of 64 (reg. 1954/29931).

 

Susan Brocker talks with Tauranga Library staff during the 2015 Threads of Memory project.

 

Threads of Memory - Susan Brocker - 2015 (16)

Susan Brocker.

 

Threads of Memory - Susan Brocker - 2015 (14)

Susan Brocker being interviewed by Debbie McCauley.

 

Threads of Memory - Susan Brocker - 2015 (19)

Susan Brocker.

 

Threads of Memory - Susan Brocker - 2015 (21)

Debbie McCauley and Susan Brocker.

 

Further Information:

Births, Deaths and Marriages Online (New Zealand).

Cenotaph Database (Auckland War Memorial Museum).

Military personnel file (Archives New Zealand).

Discuss This Topic

There are 0 comments in this discussion.

join this discussion

Thomas McGee (1889-1954)


Year:2015
Note:Service Number: 11/1184
First Names:Thomas
Last Name:McGee
Date of Birth:8 December 1889
Country of birth:New Zealand
Date of death:6 March 1954
Fathers name:Thomas McGee
Mothers name:Catherine McBratney
Military Service:World War I (1914-1918)