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Edward Ngatata Howell

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  • Service number
    5742 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Eddie AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Ngatata AWMM
  • Surname
    Howell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Eddie AWMM
  • Service number
    5742 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 Barman/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Matata, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Olive Marr (sister), Post-office, Matata, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    5742 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Corporal/Military AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Second 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidentally killed on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

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Death

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  • Age at death
    33 AWMM
  • Date of death
    20 July 1941 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Accidental Death AWMM
  • Place of death
    Egypt AWMM
  • Death notes
    Egypt AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    K. 76. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • Hi uncle my dad has your name. Edward Phillip Ngatata Howell. Love you lots
    Public - Toni - Other Relative - 19 May 2015

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