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Thomas Henry Edmund Oakes

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Portrait, Weekly News 17 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Henry Edmund AWMM
  • Surname
    Oakes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    20022 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Manurewa House, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • unknown AWMM
    • Mrs T.H.E. Oakes (wife), C/o Bank of New Zealand, London, England AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thomas Oakes was the son of Thomas Harry Royal Oakes and of Ada Oakes (nee Beloe), of Walberswick, Suffolk; husband of Yvonne E. Oakes, of Auckland, New Zealand.

    He also served as Major, Royal Field Artillery, 1914-18. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 46 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Officers' Club Auckland, The Northern Club, 19 Princes Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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  • Its a shame we have wars amongst people, I've lived with the devastation of missing family members, and the troubles of those that were 'lucky' enough to return, but without the bravery of the men and women of the 1st and 2nd WW, including Thomas, I would not be here to research my family.
    Public - Linda - Other relative - 26 August 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Army Medal Office. WWI Medal Index Cards,1914-1920. AWMM
      Ancestry.com. British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Army Medal Office. WWI Medal Index Cards. In the care of The Western Front Association. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 140 AWMM

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26 August 2017LindaEnglandOther relative
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