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James Ernest Wilks Coles

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 76), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 76), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Ernest Wilks AWMM
  • Surname
    Coles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Jim AWMM
    • Wilkes AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 66052 AWMM
    • WWII 14930 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Herbert Coles (father), 18 Hopkins Street, Burnt Tree, Tipton, Staffordshire, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 31 December 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Brass finisher/Civilian AWMM
  • 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Herbert and Nettie Coles, of 18 Hopkins Street, Burnt Tree, Tipton, Staffordshire, England.

    Three sons; brothers served in WW1: two with the New Zealand forces Charles Henry Coles (6/2108) kia; James Ernest Wilks (66052) and William Coles with the RAMC.

    Named Jim in the Tipton Herald 12th January 1918. Name Wilkes listed at National Archives NZ, probate. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1970 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    New Zealand 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

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