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Barry Wahanui

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This image may be subject to copyright

Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This i …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Barry AWMM
  • Surname
    Wahanui AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Barry Wahanui AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 40331 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 November 1939 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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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • In August 2016, the New Zealand Defence Force presented replicas of two medals that belonged to Corporal Barry Wahanui to whānau at Mōkai Kainga Marae in Kāwhia.

    Served in 1 RNZIR twice. Served on Malay-Thai border, Borneo and Vietnam. Killed in vehicle accident near Batu Pahat while driving a car to a course at the Jungle Warfare School. Died at the scene. Buried in xxx AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 April 1969 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Age 29 AWMM
    Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kawhia Cemetery, Kawhia, New Zealand AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo, Vietnam Memorial AWMM

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Sources

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