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Harold Cuthbert Wiles

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Cuthbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Wiles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ1180 AWMM
    • WWII 1180 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 June 1909 RNZAF Biographies (R17845617) RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr H.O. Wiles (father), Tuhaere Street, Hobson Point, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Wife: Mrs Z. V. Lawrence, High Street, Otahuhu (remarried) AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr & Mrs H. O. Wiles of 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)
    • Flying Officer (Pilot Instructor)/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845617)
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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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  • Harold Wiles was the son of Harold Oliver and Margaret Gertrude Wiles, of Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Zoe Vernon nee Rhind Wiles.

    Attended Auckland Grammar School

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers.

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

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 October 1941 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    WaitaraTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Block G, Row 4, Grave 23. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, Officers' Club Auckland, The Northern Club, 19 Princes Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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