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Norman John Wilkes

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman John AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilkes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    38652 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 53 McMaster Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs D.M. Wilkes (wife), 127 Conon Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    38652 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Norman Wilkes was the son of Thomas and Letitia Wilkes, of Invercargill, Southland; husband of Delama May Wilkes, of Invercargill, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Eastern Cemetery, Tay Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM 5. 2. Soldiers' Plaque Area. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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