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Tahu Brown Parata

Headstone of Pte Tuhirangi Batchelor PARATA 25975. Puketeraki Cemetery, Block 11. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Pte Tuhirangi Batchelor PARATA 25975. Puketeraki Cemetery, Block 11. Image kindly provi …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tahu Brown AWMM
  • Surname
    Parata AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25975 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 Karatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Parata (mother), City Hotel, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25975 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 January 1999 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 68 AWMM
  • Date of death
    30 October 1999 Public - Katrina - Other relative - 9 October 2021 - The image of his plaque you have displayed on your website
  • Age at death
    79 Public - Katrina - Other relative - 9 October 2021 - The image of the plaque you have displayed on your website
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Puketeraki Cemetery AWMM Block 1, Plot 1 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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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 365 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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09 October 2021Katrina Sydney, AustraliaOther relative

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