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Ben Toi Katene

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Gravestone of Sergeant Ben Toi Katene and Venla Margaret Katene (nee Wisdom), Papakura South Cemetery, Papakura, Auckland. Image kindly provided by Glennise Ferguson.

Gravestone of Sergeant Ben Toi Katene and Venla Margaret Katene (nee Wisdom), Papakura South Cemeter …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ben Toi AWMM
  • Surname
    Katene AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    B. T. Katene AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya 592840 AWMM
    • Vietnam 592840 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 April 1934 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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
    Regimental Policeman/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
    19 November 2010 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    PapakuraAuckland Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Papakura South Cemetery, Papakura, Auckland AWMM Plot 33, Row E, Gatland Road Block 1 South, AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
    • 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
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM
    • Malayan Veterans Assn. (2004-). Selamat : Newsletter of the Malayan Veterans' Association Inc. AWMM

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