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Kiriti Haami

"D Company Group. Ken Hudson. Stan Mackie, Ross Hardy, Crete Haami." 1st Battalion, New Zealand Regiment - Scrapbook regarding Terendak Camp, Malacca, Malaya, 1961 - 1963. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2010-26-154.

"D Company Group. Ken Hudson. Stan Mackie, Ross Hardy, Crete Haami." 1st Battalion, New Zealand Regi …

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kiriti AWMM
  • Surname
    Haami AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Crete AWMM
    • K. Haami AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 38457 AWMM
    • Vietnam 38457 AWMM
    • B38457 AWMM
    • B38457 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 23 January 2018 - Dieppe Barracks history
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 July 1941 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    1963 AWMM Single/Malaya AWMM


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
    Regular Force Cadet School 1959 - Kippenburger Class Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 1 June 2019 - Dieppe Barracks History files
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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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Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    1 June 2000 Cemetery Record
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  • Age at death
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  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Plot 31, RSA32 Block AWMM
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  • B38457 Kiriti (Crete) HAAMI-NZSAS [VV-4Tp NZSAS & 1NZATTV] (A Coy CQMS Oct73/76) 1 June 2000 aged 58. Buried at Tareheru Cemetery, 570 Nelson Road, Taruheru, Gisbourne 4071. Block; RSA-32, Plot; 31 [-38.64311, 177.97938] LEST WE FORGET
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 23 January 2018



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • DECEASED, 1 NZ Regiment, 1961-63 – Internet resource. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM
    • Organisation - New Zealand Army Force - FARELF [Far East Land Forces] - Organisation and formation - [Malaya] [Malaya 1960-1964 1NZIR Repatriation Lists]. Archives New Zealand Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1120 (R22435552) AWMM
      List is intended to post personnel of 1NZ Regt on their retrun to NZ with a range of factors in mind. AWMM


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