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Michael Tuhorouta Kaui



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Michael Tuhorouta AWMM
  • Surname
    Kaui AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tuhorouta Mike Kaui AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 802655 AWMM
    • Korea 820655 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 April 1930 Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Korea 1 Pocklington St, Westport AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Kaumatua at the Canterbury Police. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 February 2022 Cemetery Records
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
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  • Obituary
    The Press on Feb. 19, 2022. "KAUI, Michael Tuhorouta Te Whanau Kapania:
    (Reg. No. 820655, Private, 1st Battalion, K-Force, Korea, Malaya) On February 15, 2022, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and close friends at home in Christchurch, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Helen, loved father and father-in-law of Michael (Shane) and Maria, Mahina-Ina and Lavinia Kingi-Kaui, and Maku, treasured Grandad of Brozlyn, Reuben, and Peita. Many thanks to those who assisted dad on his journey with kaimoana, waiata and aroha. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Michael Kaui, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private service will be held with invitations personally extended by the family." AWMM
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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
    • Nominal rolls - Nominal rolls embarkation K-force [Korea Nominal Roll], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1433 (R22440250) AWMM
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM

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