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Rameka Samuel Farrell

Photograph of the 2 New Zealand Regiment Band, Malaya 1959-61. Standing: Edwards JRA Koorey NM Farrell RS Reid MH Dawson AH Bushett BDG Barron BD Hedges GW McGregor BF. Sitting: Ake NJ Clark MR Bowers PF LCpl McGrail TA Wo11 HH Luckham Daymond RE Cpl Keene EE Dawson TN Kereopa T. Image kindly provided by Roger Carter (February 2024).

Photograph of the 2 New Zealand Regiment Band, Malaya 1959-61. Standing: Edwards JRA Koorey NM Farre …

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Identity

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  • Forenames
    Rameka Samuel AWMM
  • Surname
    Farrell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Sam AWMM
  • Service number
    Malaya 340323 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
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Civilian life

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Service

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Training and Enlistment

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    Bandsman/Military AWMM
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Biographical information

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  • Member of the Band of the 2 NZ Regiment 1959 – 61.

    This band was formed with volunteers from the battalion and was led by WO 11 HH Luckham. Sgt HC Bull was the Drum Major. The CO was Lt. Col. DJ Jock Aitkin, and the band dates from 28th Nov 1959. AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Nominal Roll 2NZ Regiment 1959-1961. Kindly provided by Alan (Archie) Dawson February 2021. AWMM
    • FARELF Nominal Roll Part 1 1958-1961 - Archives New Zealand, Wellington, CAJN CH189/Box70 41/4/11 (R21234083) AWMM

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