William Takiwa Duff Unknown date of birth - Died 15 December 1944 PDF Print Share 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 Lay a poppy 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 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 AWMMMill hand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM43 Amahau Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs F. Duff (wife), PO Box 71, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 21 July 1943 AWMMMarried AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number802444 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMRotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM21 July 1943 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM21 July 1943 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMNieuw Amsterdam AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMMNew Zealand Infantry AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Hankino and Hingina Tami Duff; husband of Freda M. Duff, of Ratana AWMM 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 Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameForli War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceII, A, 5. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.