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Alexander George Wicks

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Portrait of Pilot Officer Alexander George Wicks, Auckland Weekly News, 14 January 1942. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19420114-29-42. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Pilot Officer Alexander George Wicks, Auckland Weekly News, 14 January 1942. Auckland Li …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander George AWMM
  • Surname
    Wicks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ411486 AWMM
    • WWII 411486 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 April 1913 RNZAF Biographies (R17845617) Te AwamutuWaikato RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Brother: Mr N. F. Wicks of Auckland Sister: Mrs N. Jones, 290 Mt Albert Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alexander Wicks was the son of Norman and Caroline Wicks.

    Attended Dilworth School

    Attended Auckland Grammar School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery, Cumberland, England AWMM Ward 11. Sec. P. Grave 20. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, Dilworth School, 2 Erin Street, Epsom, Auckland AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Brother of Wynn Leslie Fletcher Denney (adopted). I am Alexander's niece and would like his family to contact me on 092381285 Elizabeth.
    Public - Elizabeth - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ue - Z. Archives New Zealand (R17845617) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Killed - Officers (Canada, Pacific, Europe) - Airmen (Canada, India and Far East)]. Archives New Zealand (R17845748) AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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24 February 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
25 April 2015ElizabethPukekohe New ZealandOther Relative

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