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Patira Edwards

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Portrait, Patira Edwards, taken in Papakura in 1940. - This image may be subject to copyright
Portrait, Patira Edwards, taken in Papakura in 1940. - This … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Patira AWMM
  • Surname
    Edwards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pat Kingi AWMM
  • Service number
    25844 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 October 1919 AWMM WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 November 1940 AWMM C/o Post-office, Manunui, King country, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Tani (sister), Whangaruru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Single AWMM
    • Married to Taumaha Maine Edwards Public - Jasmine - Direct descendant - 5 May 2016 - Family Oral History

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Western Desert AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
    • 1941 AWMM
      World War 2/wars AWMM
      Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25844 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Nov 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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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  • An account provided by Mr Edwards provides different information to that recorded on the nominal roll: Next of kin: Mrs J.T. Pomare, Sister "Isabella", Whangaruru, Bay of Islands, New Zealand; first rank : Acting corporal

    Husband of Taumaha; father of Malcolm, Moera, Bernard, Ruth

    Taken to Poroti Marae, Whangarei and then on to Maungarongo AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 September 2005 AWMM
    ManurewaManukau City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, September 2005 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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
      Cenotaph data entry form - Death notice AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 139 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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05 May 2016JasmineAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
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