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Wiremu Netana Panapa

Portrait of Wiremu Netana Panapa, Image from the Alexander Turnbull Library, Reference: C-025114-1/2. Image subject to copyright restrictions.
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wiremu Netana AWMM
  • Surname
    Panapa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Barney AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 802666 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 June 1898 AWMM AhikiwiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 7 Ruapahu Street AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Agnes Waikeria Panapa (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married AWMM
    Four sons and two daughters. AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 802666 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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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    • Iwi: Ngatai Ruanui AWMM
    • Ngati Whatua Public - Elijah - Direct descendant - 4 August 2019 - Family Records


About death

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  • Death
    10 June 1970 AWMM
    Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Urapa AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Memorial Name and Text:
    RT. REV. Wiremu Netana Panapa C.B.E. L.TH. C.F.
    Pihopa Maori Tuarua O Aoteroa
    I Mate 10 June 1970
    Onatau 72 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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