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Rangi France Logan

Captain Rangi F. Logan, of Otane, Hawke's Bay, wounded.  Auckland Weekly News 7 October 1942. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19421007-18-6. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Captain Rangi F. Logan, of Otane, Hawke's Bay, wounded. Auckland Weekly News 7 October 1942. Sir Ge …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rangi France AWMM
  • Surname
    Logan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Te Rangiaonui Logan AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 1925 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Care of E.M. Nelson, Maungateretere, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr P. Logan (father), Otane Rural Delivery, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • 1941 Crete AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 1925 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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

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  • Nephew of Private Mari Tauriri Panapa 16/1564, Pioneer (Maori) Battalion, First World War, and Private Pita Tauriri Panapa 817730, 28 Maori Battalion, Second World War.

    Attended Sandhurst Military Academy, United Kingdom, where he was the first Maori and the first New Zealander to be awarded the prestigious Sword of Honour on graduation. The sword is awarded to the cadet who is considered by the Commandant to be the best overall cadet of the course.

    He served as Company Sergeant Major for D Company, 28 Maori Battalion, on embarkation. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    24 July 1999 AWMM
    WairoaHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Te Pairu Urupa AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Leah Haines, 'Distinguished Maori war hero dies', Hawke's Bay Today, 26 July 1999. AWMM
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  • Memorial reference



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