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Dickson Ngatai

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Dickson AWMM
  • Surname
    Ngatai AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    204092 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 December 1928 AWMM TaurangaTauranga AWMM
    Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mangakino, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    204092 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidental death on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with Kayforce 1951-53

    Vehicle accident

    Signalman 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

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  • Death
    28 January 1953 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    United Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald, 30 January 1953, p. 8. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.
    http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-war
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • McGibbon, 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. AWMM
      pp. 371, 408. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      30 January 1953, p. 8. AWMM