condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Francis Toko

-
  • Service number
    Vietnam 350915 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Frank AWMM
    • Frank Toko AWMM
    • Francis AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
In uniform with a background of Piccadilly Circus

Francis Toko 350915

No known copyright restrictions.

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Toko AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Frank AWMM
    • Frank Toko AWMM
    • Francis AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 350915 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    • 22 December 1939 AWMM
    • 22 December 1939 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    22 December 1939 Public - Gerrie - Child - 24 April 2018 - Birth Certificate
  • Place of birth
    Te Kopuru, Kaipara Public - Gerrie - Child - 24 April 2018 - Birth Certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Prison Officer/Civilian AWMM
    Retired in 2006. AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Wife - Leila Toko (nee Kesha) Public - Gerrie - Child - 24 April 2018 - Family Knowledge
  • Relationship status
    Married Public - Gerrie - Child - 24 April 2018 - Family Knowledge

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 350915 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Served in 161 Bty 1965/66. Died at his home in Henderson and his coffin was paraded at the Auckland Anzac Day Dawn Service before being laid to rest at his family urapa in Kaihau. AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    24 April 2017 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kaihu AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Toko, Francis (Frank). Born December 22, 1939. Passed away on April 24, 2017. Vietnam Veteran Reg 350915, 161 Battery. Francis will be lying in state at his home 17 Wychwood Avenue, Henderson. A service will be held at the Pt Chevalier RSA 10.30 am, Wednesday 26th April after which Francis will travel to Kaihu and laid to rest Friday 28th April. All communications to Lorraine 027-314-8855. Herald, Thursday 27 April, 2017. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Francis Toko by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Francis Toko

Leave a note

Contribute ›
  • E whakaaro nui ana ki a koe e Nanapa, o takoha ki tenei ao, e kore e maumau, e kore e warewaretia.
    Public - Monika - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020
    Report 
  • Nei te mihi kia koe Uncle Boy, te tuakana o toku mama ko Makarita Reremoana Hall (ne Toko) ka moea ia i a Raymond Vincent Hall, te aroha kore mutungakia koutou, na to iramutu Tania Monica Hall xoxox
    Public - Tania - Other relative - 26 April 2020
    Report 
  • A Poppy to lay in memory of “Grandpa” who passed away 2hrs after the birth of your Great Grandson, Jyricho Patariki Francis Toko Watene. Love you Grandpa.
    Public - Keith Manu Gregory Frank - Direct descendant - 23 April 2020
    Report 
  • A Poppy in memory of our Nanapa & Grandpa who passed away on Anzac Eve 2017.
    Love All your Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren.
    Haere ki te moe e Rangatira, haere haere haere atu ra.
    Public - Keith Manu Gregory Frank - Direct descendant - 23 April 2020
    Report 
  • Love and miss you my Daddy xox
    Every year on my birthday... your anniversary, it’s just about me and you ❤️
    Public - gerrie - Child - 18 October 2018
    Report 

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 April 2020MonikaAuckland Direct descendant
26 April 2020TaniaAotearoaOther relative
23 April 2020Keith Manu Gregory Frank AucklandDirect descendant
18 February 2020GerrieWaiouru, NZChild
24 April 2018Gerrie Auckland Child

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.