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Nepia Piripoi Kaa

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Photograph of Troopers N P Kaa and G E Goldsworthy. New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency. Ref: SAS-115/SAS-116-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22856331

Photograph of Troopers N P Kaa and G E Goldsworthy. New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nepia Piripoi AWMM
  • Surname
    Kaa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    551823 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Hinduism AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 January 1934 NZDF Statement of Service
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    24 September 1953 NZDF Statement of Service
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  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    6 June 1958 AWMM Private NZDF Statement of Service

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Founding member of the New Zealand SAS in Malaya.

    In the 11th intake of CMT Territorial Force Regiment. Transferred to Regular Force in June 1955 after selection for NZSAS. Served in Malaya with NZSAS Squadron, 1955/57. Source: Last Post/NZDF Statement of Service. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    3 July 2020 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    SydneyNew South Wales AWMM
  • Date of death
    3 July 2020 Public - Shelley - Direct descendant - 7 July 2020 - Family papers
  • Age at death
    86 Public - Shelley - Direct descendant - 7 July 2020 - Family papers
  • Place of death
    Sydney, Australia Public - Shelley - Direct descendant - 7 July 2020 - Family papers
  • Cause of death
    Cancer Public - Shelley - Direct descendant - 7 July 2020 - Family papers
  • Death notes
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  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Crosby, R.D. (2011). NZSAS: the first fifty years. Auckland, N.Z.: Penguin. AWMM

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07 July 2020ShelleyAustraliaDirect descendant

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