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Poni Puhi Puhi


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Poni AWMM
  • Surname
    Puhi Puhi AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39018 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 Gordonton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr R. Puhi Puhi (father), Gordonton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39018 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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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



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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

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  • Thank you for the stories you shared with us, even though they were little snippets. It gave us some understanding of what you experienced. Always remembered with love.
    Public - Tamara - Other relative - 25 April 2019

  • Ka mahara matou ki a koe.
    Public - Robyn - Other relative - 25 April 2018
  • Always loved uncle and never forgotten.
    Public - Robyn - Other relative - 25 April 2017
  • Always & Forever xxx
    Public - Maxine - Other relative - 25 April 2016
  • Kei te maumahara ia koe e Poni me to koha ki tenei whenua o Aotearoa. Nga mihi aroha ki a koe. Hei te waa ka ora tonu au- kare au e wareware. na Kahu
    Public - Kahu - Other Relative - 25 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • 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 152 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2019TamaraHamiltonOther relative
25 April 2018RobynHamiltonOther relative
25 April 2016MaxinePerth Australia Other relative
25 April 2015Kahu Hamilton New ZealandOther Relative

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