Christian BOHLSEN
Anna Katharina BÜSING
Thomas Wemyss JOYCE
Hinrich Gerhard BOHLSEN
Charlotte JOYCE
Thomas Wemyss Joyce BOHLSEN


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Irena Annie BOLTON

Thomas Wemyss Joyce BOHLSEN

  • Born: 27 Sep 1883, Pyrmont, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 2
  • Married: 1917, New Zealand 1
  • Died: 21 May 1959, Wellington, New Zealand 3

   Another name for Thomas was Thomas Wemyss Joyce BOHLSON.

   Research Notes:

Named after his maternal grandfather, Tom was also a tailor. He served in the Boer War*, before immigrating to Wellington in New Zealand. He was also involved in WWI. Tom was instrumental in the formation of the R.S.L. in New Zealand.


New Zealand Electoral Rolls...

In 1905-1906 Thomas Wemyss Joyce Bohlsen, tailor, was living on Emerson St., Napier.

In 1914 Thomas Wemyss Joyce Bohlsen, tailor was living in Raetihi.

In the Rolls from 1928 through to 1957 Thomas Wemyss Joyce Bohlson, tailor, and wife Irene Annie Bohlson, were living at 19 Chilka St., Wellington South. In 1946, 1949 and 1954 their daughter Nara Vasanta Bohlson was also at this address.


In the Roll of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1914:

Rank: Sergeant
Name: Thomas Wemyss Bohlsen
Body or Reinforcement Draft: Second
Unit or Regiment: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Single/Married/Widowed: Single
Last New Zealand Address: Seddon St., Raetihi
Military District: Wellington
Name & Address of Next of Kin: H. Bohlsen, 76 Bulwarra Rd., Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales [Australia]

   Marriage Information:

Thomas married Irena Annie BOLTON in 1917 in New Zealand 1. (Irena Annie BOLTON died on an unknown date.)


1 New Zealand Births Deaths and Marriages, 1917/1380 (groom's surname spelled Bohlson).

2 NSW Registry BDM (births), 3231/1883.

3 New Zealand Births Deaths and Marriages, 1959/28304 (surname spelled Bohlson).

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