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Donald Hari Pohatu Ferris

2nd NZEF & Korea War, # 39032 Pte H T FERRIS, Maori Battn, died 3 January 1972 aged 53 years.

Pte H T Ferris # 39032

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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Record
  • Forenames
    Donald Hari Pohatu AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Haripa Tamara FERRIS & Donald Harry Pohatu FERRIS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Record & NZ Archive Record
  • Service number
    39032 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
    Unknown AWMM Public Works Department Camp, Hurunui Bridge, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr N.C.W. Ferris (father), Wainui Road, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 28 (Maori) Battalion, Main Body AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 January 1972 Public Source
  • Date of death
    3 January 1972 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    53 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 668; Warrant # 13338 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
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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 61 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 in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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19 July 2015Lorraine MGisborne NZResearcher

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