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Alfred Augustus Fooks


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Augustus AWMM
  • Surname
    Fooks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Alfred Augustus Fookes AWMM
  • Service number
    South African N/N 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
    Pre 29 January 1902 AWMM Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Charles Edward Fooks (father), Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 24 May 1900-31 May 1902 Transvaal AWMM
    • 1 April 1902 Orange River Colony April 1902 AWMM
    • Cape Colony AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    South African N/N AWMM
  • Military service
    • South Canterbury Mounted Rifles AWMM
    • Command of Ashburton Mounted Rifles Volunteers resigned 1903 AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 29 January 1902 AWMM
    Age 42 AWMM
    Surveyor AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      12 Stone 2 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark grey AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Colonial Auxiliary Forces Decoration serving for 20 years one month nine days.

    Listed at Archives New Zealand as FOOKS, Alfred Augustus - [a.k.a. FOOKES, Alfred Augustus]

    His father was named Charles Edward Fooks. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    22 October 1939 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 79 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ashburton Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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