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Duncan Houia

My Grandfather Takena (Duncan) Houia.

Duncan Houia

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Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ruatoria, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hine Houia (sister), Ruatoria, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39770 AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Liberation Repatriation
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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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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Kia ora Papa Sending you loves an hugs from me an leila-jay your great moko. even tho I never meet you I will forever keep the memory of you alive an tell my babys of there great Papa an how he went to war at a young age to defend his country. 100th years this year from when the first war started . Will be leila jays first dawn service an wont be her lasted arohanui PaPa always and forever xox <3
  • A Beautiful man who loved his family and loved his lord.R.I.P..
    Public - Jane montgomery - 20 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • 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 91 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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20 April 2015Michael William DuncanPerth Western AustraliaOther Relative
20 April 2015Jane montgomeryperthOther
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