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Owen Gilbert Wiles

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Portrait of Major Owen Gilbert Wiles 20014, c. Second World War. Image kindly provided by Robyn Wiles (March 2018). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Owen Gilbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Wiles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 20014 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 January 1914 AWMM Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM 415 Parnell Rd., Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. O.S. Wiles, 415 Parnell Rd., Auckland C. 4 (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • May 1941 Battle of Crete AWMM
    • Battle of El Alamein AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 20014 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.200 Pharmacy-assistant 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.200
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.200
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wounded in the Battle of El Alamein and shipped home. Family source.

    Married Rhona Elenor Kendall 27 March 1944 at St. Andrew's Church, Epsom, Auckland.

    Justice of the Peace and pharmacist after the army. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 August 1994 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.200 AWMM
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