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Hilton Colin Meikle

Portrait of Captain Hylton Colin Meikle, Archives New Zealand, R24185027. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Captain Hylton Colin Meikle, Archives New Zealand, R24185027. Image may be subject to co …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hilton Colin AWMM
  • Surname
    Meikle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hylton AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/13 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 August 1894 AWMM Mt EdenAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs D. Meikle (mother), Grange Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    London Gazette 26/07/1918 "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in attack. He led his company with daring and rapidity, driving the enemy from strong positions and capturing objectives with splendid dash. He showed fine courage and leadership, and was foremost in taking positions." AWMM

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). Officer in Charge of the Security Intelligence Bureau, Northern Military District during the Second World War. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    1981 Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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