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Pita Heremia Anaru

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Pita Heremia AWMM
  • Surname
    Anaru AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Peter AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 536148 AWMM
    • Malaya 336148 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 May 1930 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    23 May 1930 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 9 October 2023 - Death notice, NZ Herald 8 October 2023
  • 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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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 536148 AWMM
    • Malaya 336148 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Major Public - Stoney - Researcher - 9 October 2023 - Death notice, NZ Herald 9 October 2023

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Photo of Lt P.H. Anaru in The Officers, 1st Battalion The New Zealand Regiment (Nyasa Camp, Malaya 1958). Source: The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment Journal (1983)

    Photo of Lt P.B. Anaru in The Officers, 1st Battalion The New Zealand Regiment (Sobraon Camp, Malaya 1959). Source: The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment Journal (1983) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2023 BDM 2023/30804
  • Date of death
    6 October 2023 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 9 October 2023 - Death notice, NZ Herald 9 October 2023
  • Age at death
    93 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 9 October 2023 - Death notice, NZ Herald 9 October 2023
  • Place of death
    Rukuwai, Parua Bay Public - Stoney - Researcher - 9 October 2023 - Death notice, NZ Herald 9 October 2023
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Kauae Cemetery, Nongotaha, Rotorua Public - Stoney - Researcher - 9 October 2023 - Death notice, NZ Herald 9 October 2023
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Our People: Pita Anaru (31 May 2014). Rotorua Daily Post.
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/rotorua-daily-post/news/our-people-pita-anaru/N44Z77OD55WESI55FMYQFTMR5E/
    Further Reference
  • References
    • 1NZIR Honours and Awards 1957-1959, Archives New Zealand AWMM
    • 1st Battalion - New Zealand Regiment - Historical Records - General, July 1957-1959, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, ADRC 17588 2/1/1 (R17928162). AWMM
    • Clamp, B., Clamp, D., & 1st Battalion the New Zealand Regiment (1957-59) Association. (2007). 1st battalion the New Zealand regiment (1957-59) association 50th anniversary: the first of the first. B. Clamp. AWMM
    • Fry, P., & New Zealand. Army. Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment. Battalion, 1st. (1983). The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment : Journal / [P.J. Fry, editor] (25th anniversary commemorative ed.). Singapore: The Regiment. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 November 2023BrianNew ZealandResearcher
09 October 2023StoneyTuakauResearcher

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