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Albert North Tonks

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Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 7th Contingent - Irregular Forces, (photo J. Halpin September 2011) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert North AWMM
  • Surname
    Tonks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 5395 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1883 AWMM AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 5 January 1902 AWMM Hokianga, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Isaac Tonks (father), Waimamaku, Hokianga, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 5395 AWMM
  • Military service
    Hokianga Mounted Rifles (Auckland), Private, 1 year AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone 4 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Hospitalised with measles and bronchial pneumonia on return to New Zealand AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Bronchial pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Isaac and Elizabeth Tonks.

    His body was shipped to Auckland and then on to the Hokianga. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 August 1902 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pakanae Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Opononi, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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17 September 2018FranLeeston, New ZealandOther relative