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Percival Gordon Tonks

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  • Service number
    86391 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    New Zealand Training Unit, 46th Reinforcements AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percival Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Tonks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    86391 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Freezer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Cricket Street, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Edith Daisy Tonks (wife), C/o Mrs E. Townsend, 139 Britomart Street, Berhampore, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    86391 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Private AWMM

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from broncho pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    New Zealand Training Unit, 46th Reinforcements AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private Percival Tonks was the husband of E. D. Henderson, of Karaka Rd., Thames.

    Prior to enlistment he was employed at the Freezing Works at Waingawa. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    18 November 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Sickness AWMM
  • Place of death
    Featherston, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Featherston Military Camp, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Grave 612 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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