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Murray Taura

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Murray AWMM
  • Surname
    Taura AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39026 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 Raetihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Hinerongui (sister), Manunui, New Zealand AWMM
    • Hine Rongonui Murrays sister. Public - Thomasina - Other Relative - 30 January 2015 - family knowledge
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39026 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Crete List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • 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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Roll of Honour

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  • Ki a koe toku koroua a Mare, Taku aroha ki a koe mo tou awhina me tou aroha mo tou whenua i te pakanga nui o te ao. Ka maumahara tonu ahau i a koe, ka maumahara tonu ahau i a koe. xox Nā tou moko Venus
    Public - Tawera Ngaronoa - Other Relative - 18 April 2015
  • Uncle Murray your legacy will always live on forever in your beautiful mokopunas. You now have your 3 children, Christine, Mina and Rodney with you...Take care of your whanau and love you always
    Public - Thomasina - Other Relative - 30 January 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. 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 181 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
18 April 2015Tawera NgaronoaGisborne, NZ.Other Relative
17 April 2015Barbara AnnGisborne NZChild
30 January 2015ThomasinaMatangi, HamiltonOther Relative
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