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Reginald Edward Harihari Paekau

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  • Service number
    Vietnam 43038 AWMM
  • Also known as
    R. E. Paekau AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

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  • Forenames
    Reginald Edward Harihari AWMM
  • Surname
    Paekau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    R. E. Paekau AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 43038 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 February 1949 AWMM
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  • War
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    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 43038 AWMM
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  • Death
    3 August 2020 AWMM
    Age 71 AWMM
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  • Obituary
    PAEKAU, Reginald Edward Harihari: 43038 RNZIR (Whiskey 2) 26.02.1949 - 03.08.2020. Aged 71 years.

    Cherished son of Thomas Wharepaikea Paekau and Lucy Ruruhi (nee Kihi). Loved brother of Juni, Pera, and the late Jim Blue. Cherished and forever loved by his children Symone, Muriaroha and Thomas. Poppa of his Mokopuna and Koro to his great-grandchildren. Moe mai ra I roto I ngaa ringaringa o te Atua Church Service at Te Papa O Rotu Marae, Whatawhata, on Thursday 6th August 2020 at 10.00am. Kai Hakari at 11.00am. Trip to Roto-Vegas at 12.00pm. Burial at Kauae Cemetery Ngongotaha at 2.30pm.

    Published in Waikato Times on Aug. 5, 2020 AWMM
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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

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