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Peka Ben Pitama Rawiri

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peka Ben Pitama AWMM
  • Surname
    Rawiri AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 26006 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
    WW2 38 Wynyard Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr P.P. Rawiri (father), Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 26006 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 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Pitama Rawiri (Ngati-Rahiri) Taranaki, and Te Haina Whakarewa (Rahiri). Husband of Jean Kiritahanga Taiaroa (Ngarauru-Ngati-Ruanui) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 April 1983 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waiuku Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Waiuku, New Zealand AWMM RSA Plot AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • Ka maumahara tonu tātou kia rātou...
    We will remember them.
    #lestweforget
    Public - Kelly Aotea - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020

Sources

Sources

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

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25 April 2020Kelly AoteaWaiukuDirect descendant
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