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John George Concanon Wales

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Portrait of Lieutenant John George Concanon Wales. Image sourced from Imperial War Museums' 'Bond of Sacrifice' collection. ©IWM HU 126940
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John George Concanon AWMM
  • Surname
    Wales AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 11/391 AWMM
    • WWI 63223 AWMM
    • WWII 63223 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 August 1886 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Putara, Eketahuna, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Putara, Eketahuna, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM 7 Otahuri Crescent, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM 7 Otahuri Crescent, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 J.G.K. Wales (father), Gloucester Gate, London, England AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs J.G.C. Wales (wife), Eketahuna, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs I.M. Wales (wife), 7 Otahuri Crescent, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs I.M. Wales (wife), 7 Otahuri Crescent, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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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
    Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
    Gunshot wound to leg reported August 1915 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Ina May nee Haswell, married 1916

    Bursar at King's College

    Served as Captain with the Military Police, Samoa until 1930?

    GSO 1 B Force, March 1941–July 1942

    Commandant, Fiji Defence Force, and Commander Pacific Section, 2 NZEF, July - October 1942

    Commanded Fiji Military Forces, November 1942-September 1943

    President Barbarian Rugby Football Club 1949-1952 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 September 1967 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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