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John Frederick William Tonge

Captian John Frederick Tonge MBE

Capt John Frederick William Tonge MBE

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Frederick William AWMM
  • Surname
    Tonge AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6475 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
    Unknown AWMM 3 Mana Street, Vogeltown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Muriel F. Tonge (wife), 4 Mamai Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6475 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Oflag 79, Waggum, Germany AWMM
      1942 AWMM
    • WW2
      13 December 1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Oflag 79, Waggum, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • WW2 POW - PG 47, Modena, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 1945 AWMM Liberated AWMM
  • 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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  • Husband of Muriel AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • British MBE presented by Lord Freyberg because he had built a radio in the prisoner of war camp, then sent messages to London I do have photos of this
    Public - JANICE mURIEL - Child - 24 January 2016
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Dominion Post AWMM
    • 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
      WW2 3: WW2 478 AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
      Marinkovic, E. (2013, November 9). War postcard's 69 years in transit. Dominion Post. AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
16 April 2020MickNZResearcher
11 November 2018Janice HelensvilleChild
04 November 2016janice Muriel helensville NZChild

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