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Kura Kahu

Our Grandfather Kura Kahu. The son of Parekura and Turuhira Kahu of Waipiro Bay.

Kura Kahu

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kura AWMM
  • Surname
    Kahu AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Mareikura AWMM
  • Service number
    39185 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1914 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1914 Public - Samantha - Direct descendant - 20 April 2021 - Whanau Records - Taruhera Cemetary
  • Place of birth
    Waipiro Bay Public - Samantha - Direct descendant - 20 April 2021 - Whanau Records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Waipiro Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • Waipiro Bay Public - Samantha - Direct descendant - 20 April 2021 - Whanau Records
  • Post war occupation
    Labourer Public - Samantha - Direct descendant - 20 April 2021 - Whanau Records
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Turahira Kahu (mother), Waipiro Bay, 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
    39185 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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 99 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

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 October 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
20 April 2021SamanthaGisborneDirect descendant

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