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Te Kauru Te Huki Karaitiana

14 Nov 1940 in Sydney, NSW L-R Front Row: 2/Lt J C Reedy, 2/Lt P C West, Lt T G Santon, 2/Lt A Awatere, Lt T K Karaitiana, 
Back Row: 2/LT J R Ormsby, 2/Lt A Mitchell, 2/Lt A Te Puni, 2/Lt A Hokianga, 2/Lt A T Green, 2/Lt T WiRepa, 2/Lt H T Maloney

Officers of the 28th Maori Battalion 14 Nov 1940

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Te Kauru Te Huki AWMM
  • Surname
    Karaitiana AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6080 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • 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 McHardy Street, Havelock North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Karaitiana (wife), McHardy Street, Havelock North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6080 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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Last known rank

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  • Last rank

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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  • Te Kauru Te Huki Karaitiana died 1951 aged 54yrs
    Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 13 June 2022



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


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13 June 2022Lorraine MonaGisborne NZResearcher

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