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Dudu Goffe

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  • Service number
    62563 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Te Pura AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Dudu AWMM
  • Surname
    Goffe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Te Pura AWMM
  • Service number
    62563 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 Kauwhata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs I. Goffe (wife), R.D., Rongotea, 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
    62563 AWMM
  • Military service
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Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Palmerston North, 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 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
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Dudu Goffe was the son of Ranzi and Una Goffe, of Feilding.

      Husband of Ila M. Goffe, of Glen Oroua, Wellington. AWMM
    • His full birth name is Te Pura Goffe. He was the son of Rangipero & Uatoahu Netalie (nee Tamati) Goffe. Dudu was a nickname. His birth year is given as 1922, and birth place is Waitara, Taranaki, NZ which made him only 21 years old when he was killed in the war. He was the eighth (8th) child in a family of nine (9). Public - Pirihira - Other relative - 18 November 2016 - Family papers, research and genealogy.
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Death

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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    5 January 1943 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya AWMM
  • Grave reference
    12.D.10. AWMM
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Sources

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  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 4: WW2 132 AWMM

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18 November 2016Pirihira Waitara, Taranaki, NZOther relative