Matiu Patatu Bailey Unknown date of birth - 23 May 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number39538 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait from The Weekly News; 9 July 1941 - This image may … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesMatiu Patatu AWMM SurnameBailey AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number39538 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMPutikiWanganuiNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Moari Maraea Bailey (mother)PutikiWanganuiNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1941 AWMMCrete AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number39538 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMWanganuiManawatu-WanganuiNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Matiu Bailey was the son of Ihaka Bailey and of Moari Maraea Bailey (nee Graham), of Wanganui AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death30 AWMM Date of death23 May 1941 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathCreteGreece AWMM Death notesCrete AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAthens MemorialPhaleron War CemeteryAthensGreece AWMM Memorial referenceFace 13. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Matiu Patatu Bailey by laying a poppy. Lloyd George Bailey Mark Jonah Bailey Matiu Patatu Bailey Melville James Bailey Mervyn Russell Bailey Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Matiu Patatu Bailey Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commissionhttp://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 11 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.