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Jack Oxenham

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Oxenham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 14405 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 August 1915 AWMM WaitaraTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Uruti, Taranaki AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. George Oxenham, Uruti, Taranaki (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 14405 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.363 Labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.363
    New PlymouthTaranaki 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.363
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 Libya AWMM
    Jan 1942 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5'7" AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Brown eyes AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Brown hair AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Jack farmed in Tikorangi after the war and died in 2005. He was cremated and his ashes interred in the Waitara cemetery. Husband of Doreen Lillian Haylock. Father of Gillian and Clifford. His brother Raymond Oxenham is on Cenotaph. Released from a POW camp in Bardia, Libya in January 1942. Hospital ship Oranje on 18 February 1942 and arrived back in Wellington on 15 March 1942. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 February 2005 AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waitara Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Photograph (ref: SW1923-1965.00755 ) held by Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth, New Zealand : pukeariki.com - Please do not reproduce without permission from Puke Ariki. Contact images@pukeariki.com for more information.
    https://collection.pukeariki.com/objects/92356
    Further Reference
  • 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
      p.363 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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