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Maui Bennett Delamere

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  • Service number
    6170 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maui Bennett AWMM
  • Surname
    Delamere AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6170 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 Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H.M. Delamere (wife), care of Mr R. Hudson, Main St., Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6170 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
    Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Lance Corporal 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Maui Delamere was the son of Parerimu and Weihana Delamere of Opotiki. He was the husband of Bella Delamere and the nephew of Mary Black of Opotiki, New Zealand.

    Recorded as Corporal in Souter (2008). 28 (Maori) Battalion, Main Body AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 November 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    I.H.19 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • 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 49 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM