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Matiu Patapu Bailey

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  • Service number
    39538 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Portrait from The Weekly News; 9 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
Portrait from The Weekly News; 9 July 1941 - This image may … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Matiu Patapu AWMM
  • Surname
    Bailey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39538 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Putiki, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Moari Maraea Bailey (mother), Putiki, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    1941 Crete AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39538 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Matiu Bailey was the son of Ihaka Bailey and of Moari Maraea Bailey (nee Graham), of Wanganui. First cousin of Flight officer Porokoru Patapu Pohe, aka Johnny Pohe.

    Name appears incorrectly in the 2NZEF Nominal Roll as Matiu Patatu Bailey. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    30 AWMM
  • Date of death
    23 May 1941 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Crete, Greece AWMM
  • Death notes
    Crete AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    Face 13. AWMM
  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    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 11 AWMM