William Takiwa Duff Unknown date of birth - 15 December 1944 Key details Contribute › Service number802444 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMMNew Zealand Infantry AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Takiwa AWMM SurnameDuff AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number802444 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMMill hand AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM43 Amahau StreetRotoruaNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs F. Duff (wife)PO Box 71RotoruaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 21 July 1943 AWMMMarried AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number802444 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMRotoruaBay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM21 July 1943 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM21 July 1943 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMNieuw Amsterdam AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMMNew Zealand Infantry AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Hankino and Hingina Tami Duff; husband of Freda M. Duff, of Ratana AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death26 AWMM Date of death15 December 1944 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameForli War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceII, A, 5. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember William Takiwa Duff by laying a poppy. William Jarvey Duff William John Duff William Takiwa Duff Wituroa Duff Albert Bartholomew Duffell Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Takiwa Duff Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2206871Further ReferenceCody, J.F. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference Documents Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.