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Christopher Harris

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  • Service number
    62729 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, World War 2 Roll of Honour, names: Arona - Moa (supplied by G.A. Fortune in 2008.) - Image has All Rights Reserved
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Christopher AWMM
  • Surname
    Harris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62729 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 Motukaraka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Harris (wife), Motukaraka, Hokianga, North Auckland, 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
    62729 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
    Kaikohe, Northland, 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
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    29 AWMM
  • Date of death
    10 July 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    • Column 103 AWMM
  • Obituary

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  • Christopher was form Motukaraka, Hokianga area - He was killed in action 1942 in Egypt -- he was a member of the New Zealand Infantry, 28 (Maori) Battalion -- If you have any information on this person or family PLEASE make contact with me -- Many thanks
    Public - Leonard Harris - Researcher - 29 June 2016

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29 June 2016Leonard HarrisNew ZealandResearcher