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Tapore Korau

Private Tapore KORAU # 39187
2nd NZEF 28 MAORI BATTN 
Died 15.6.1965 Aged 60yrs
He is buried in the Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne
Blk RSA Plot 242

Tapore KORAU

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tapore AWMM
  • Surname
    Korau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39187 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    B. 1905 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 July 2023 - Estimated from Death Record
  • Place of birth
    Te Araroa, East Coast Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 July 2023 - https://www.myheritage.com/names/tapore_korau
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Rutene Waerehu (brother), Tikitiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Widowed AWMM
    • 1937 Tapore KORAU married Ellen (Erana) Josephine BROOKING (she died in 1940) Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 July 2023 - https://www.myheritage.com/names/tapore_korau & NZ BDM Marriage records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39187 AWMM
  • Military 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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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 June 1965 AWMM
    Age 60 AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson Road, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM RSA Plot 242 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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 105 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). p 390 portrait AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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19 July 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher

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