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Thomas Martin Wilkes

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  • Service number
    24/6 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
  • Last rank
    WW1 Captain AWMM
    New Zealand Defence Forces AWMM
  • War
    • Regular Military Service AWMM
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Group, WW1 two officers 10/2015 Frederick Varnham (right) and Captain Thomas Martin Wilkes (24/6) 17 December 1916 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Martin AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilkes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24/6 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    24 March 1888 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Thames, Coromandel District, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Officer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Riverton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Walter Wilkes (father), Pollen Street, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 Sep 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • Regular Military Service AWMM
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • Sinai & Palestine AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Occupation of Germany WW1 AWMM
  • Force
  • Service number
    24/6 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      MC. December 1917. Supplement London Gazette 1 January 1918 AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
      MiD. France, Supplement to London Gazette 1 June 1917 AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
      MiD. Special mention Gazetted July 1019 AWMM
    • Victory Medal with oak leaf AWMM
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      London Gazette 01/01/1918 AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM
    Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 18 Sep 1915-26 October 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 29 AWMM
    Vessel was Waitemata AWMM
    Lieutenant AWMM
    D Company AWMM
    Advance Party, 2nd New Zealand Rifle Brigade 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      158 pounds AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 23 November 1919 AWMM
    Struck off Strength AWMM
    Captain AWMM
    New Zealand Defence Forces AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in NZEF 4 years 211 days

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    23 October 1958 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
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