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Edgar William Aked

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar William AWMM
  • Surname
    Aked AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    26502 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 February 1911 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o PO, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.C. Aked (wife), C/o PO, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Biographical information

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  • Commanding Officer of 24 Battalion, 4-8 June 1944

    Commanding Officer of 210 British Liaison Unit with 3 Greek Mountain Brigade 1944-45.

    Lt-Col E. W. Aked, MC, m.i.d., Aristion Andrias (Gk); Tauranga; born England, 12 Feb 1911; shop assistant; CO 24 Bn 4–8 Jun 1944; CO 210 British Liaison Unit with 3 Gk Bde, 1944–45. (Source: Ross, A. 23 Battalion. p.202.)

    'Captain Aked was given an MC for an accumulation of distinguished services performed at El Alamein, El Agheila, and El Hamma. ' (Source: Burdon, R.M. 24 Battalion. p. 178.) AWMM
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Death

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 8 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Burdon, R. (1959). p.Many AWMM
    • Fortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.107, 120, 126, 127, 132, 135, 145, 147, 151-2, 160, 164, 168, 173, 174, 175, 178, 184, 199, 204, 206, 207, 208, 209, 211, 214, 217, 218, 226, 247, 248-50, 255-6, 257, 260, 261, 272, 276, 279. AWMM
    • Cody, J.F. (1961). New Zealand Engineers, Middle East. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.517, 519. AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.202. AWMM
    • Phillips, N.C. (1957). Italy. Volume 1 : The Sangro to Cassino. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.114. AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1967). Italy. Volume 2. From Cassino to Trieste. Dept. of Internal Affairs, Historical Publications Branch, Wellington, N.Z. AWMM
      pp.73, 75, 148, 222, 268. AWMM
    • Stevens, W.G. (1962). Bardia to Enfidaville. Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch, Wellington, N.Z. AWMM
      pp.223, 224, 225. AWMM

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30 January 2019JeniferWairarapaResearcher
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23 April 2015Harry NewzealandOther Relative