Matiu Patapu Bailey Unknown date of birth - Died 23 May 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number39538 AWMM Also known asMatiu Patatu AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Patapu AWMM SurnameBailey AWMM Ingoa Also known asMatiu Patatu AWMM 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 Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Putiki, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Moari Maraea Bailey (mother), Putiki, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1941 Crete AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number39538 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMWanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause 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.Name appears in 2NZEF Nominal Roll as Matiu Patatu Bailey. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death30 AWMM Date of death23 May 1941 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathCrete, Greece AWMM Death notesCrete AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameAthens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM Memorial referenceFace 13. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Matiu Patapu Bailey by laying a poppy. Lloyd George Bailey Mark Jonah Bailey Matiu Patapu Bailey Melville James Bailey Mervyn Russell Bailey Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Matiu Patapu 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.