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Takamoana Delamere

  • Service number
    39116 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Wiremu Takamoana Pire Delamere AWMM
    • Bill AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Takamoana AWMM
  • Surname
    Delamere AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Wiremu Takamoana Pire Delamere AWMM
    • Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    39116 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 22 April 1905 AWMM C/o Mrs T. Moody, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr P. Delamere (father), Omaio, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39116 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Huaband of Rangi; father of Larry, James, Katarina, veronica, Thomas, Mary

    Tangi held at Whitianga marae, East Coast and burial at Tokataha urupa

    Listed as HQ on the Nominal Roll and on the NZOnline list with C Company 1939. 28 (Maori) Battalion, Main Body AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 March 2010 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Weekend Herald, 20 March 2010

    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 March 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 49 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published AWMM
    • Weekend Herald AWMM
      Falconer, P. (2010, March 20). Maori Battalion vet one of two 39ers. Weekend Herald. p. C25 AWMM
    • Weekend Herald AWMM
      Obituary: 20 March 2010 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: 16 March 2010 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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