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Owen William Miles

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Owen William AWMM
  • Surname
    Miles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    42100 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
  • 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
    42100 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    School teacher. Five Forks school in Otago. Public - Miles Henry - Other Relative - 8 May 2015 - Family History. Owen was killed in action before he had his own family. His sister, Veronica is my mother.
  • Age on enlistment

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Patrick and Alice Constance Miles, of Dunedin AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM XXVIII. F. 17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Owen William Miles

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  • Hi Owen, Just so there is a recorded memorial here. You were always a hero to our family when growing up. Our mother, your sister Veronica, talked of you frequently. You are still my hero for giving your life for peace in the world. I wish I could have met you. MHC
    Public - Miles Henry - Other Relative - 8 May 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    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
    p.246 AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
23 May 2019MILESHaweraOther relative
08 May 2015Miles HenryAucklandOther Relative
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