Dickson Ngatai Born 22 December 1928 - Died 28 January 1953 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number204092 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankSignalman AWMMRoyal New Zealand Corps of Signals AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 birthTauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesTauranga, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Mangakino, New 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 service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers 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 Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental Death, Cause 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 nameUnited Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM Grave reference Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-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. AWMMpp. 371, 408. AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMM30 January 1953, p. 8. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.