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Archibald Wookey

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Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 1st - 7th Contingents, (photo J. Halpin September 2011) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Archibald AWMM
    • Archibald William Lawton Public - Timothy Keith - Other relative - 1 November 2018 - Birth certificate - Names Index - Libraries Tasmania (Australia)
  • Surname
    Wookey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 2659 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 May 1879 Military Personnel File
  • Date of birth
    23rd May, 1879 Public - Timothy Keith - Other relative - 1 November 2018 - Birth Certificate - Names Index - Libraries Tasmania (Australia)
  • Place of birth
    Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Public - Timothy Keith - Other relative - 1 November 2018 - Birth Certificate - Names Index - Libraries Tasmania (Australia)
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    South African Tinwald, North Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 2659 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Butcher/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    South Africa Vessel was Maori AWMM Trooper AWMM

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
    Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died while Prisoner of War AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Trooper Wookey was shot while trying to escape from a Boer prisoner of war camp at Doornbult and was reported buried by the Boers on a farm near Dornbult. AWMM
    • Archibald William Lawton Wookey was the elder son of William Lawton Wookey of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia and his wife, Eliza Grubb (as a widow married secondly Joseph Logan). Public - Timothy Keith - Other relative - 1 November 2018 - Birth Certificate - Names Index - Libraries Tasmania (Australia)
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Death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
01 November 2018Timothy KeithOostende, BelgiumOther relative
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