Dickson Ngatai 22 December 1928 - 28 January 1953 Key details Contribute › Service number204092 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeSignalman AWMMRoyal New Zealand Corps of Signals AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesDickson AWMM SurnameNgatai AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number204092 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth22 December 1928 AWMM Place of birthTaurangaBay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesTaurangaNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMMangakinoNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number204092 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsNew Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental DeathCause of Death AWMMAccidental death on active service AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSignalman AWMMRoyal New Zealand Corps of Signals AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served with Kayforce 1951-53Vehicle accidentSignalman Ngatai's niece, Mrs Puharangi Ngatai of Tauranga received the New Zealand Operational Service Medal on his behalf from the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defence at a presentation at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on Thursday 27 November 2003 AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death28 January 1953 AWMM Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Place of death Death notes Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameUnited Nations CemeteryPusanKorea AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumHall of Memories. KoreaMalaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference ObituaryNZ Herald, 30 January 1953, p. 8. AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Dickson Ngatai by laying a poppy. Michael Ngatae Bon Swainson Ngatai Dickson Ngatai George Ngatai Hautonga Te Oraiti Ngatai Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Dickson Ngatai Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMMIan McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, pp. 371, 408. AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMNZ Herald, 30 January 1953, p. 8. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.