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Oscar Manion Hoban

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Oscar Manion AWMM
  • Surname
    Hoban AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16640 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 Hawarden, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Hoban (mother), Hawarden, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16640 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George Joseph and Anne Dorothy Hoban, of St. Albans, Christchurch AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 May 1943 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
    • Killed in Action AWMM
    • mortar shell which landed in the side of his slit trench Public - James Nigel - Other relative - 24 April 2018 - Letters from his Great Mates whom were there with him till his end
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM I. D. 25 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2104306
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 163 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 June 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
24 April 2018James NigelChristchurchOther relative

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