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Manu Apanui

Son of Tiria Apanui
Brother to Private Karangawai Apanui

Lance Coproral Manu Apanui

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Identity

  • Title
    Lance Coproral Public - Josephine - 25 April 2016 - Family
  • Forenames
    Manu AWMM
  • Surname
    Apanui AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Manu Katahau APANUI Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 March 2023 - Opotiki Cemetery Records
  • Service number
    65217 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
    Ngai-Tama Haua Public - Josephine - 25 April 2016 - Whanau
  • Waka
  • Rohe
    Whakatohea Public - Josephine - 25 April 2016 - Whanau
  • Religion
    Hahi Ringatū Public - Josephine - 25 April 2016 - Whanau

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1916 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 August 2023 - Estimated by age of death
  • Place of birth
    Lower Waiaua, Opotiki Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 August 2023 - EVENING POST, VOLUME CXXXIV, ISSUE 116, 12 NOVEMBER 1942, PAGE 3
  • Birth notes
    Son of Tiria Apanui Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 August 2023 - EVENING POST, VOLUME CXXXIV, ISSUE 116, 12 NOVEMBER 1942, PAGE 3
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Lower Waiawa, New Zealand AWMM
    • Lower Waiaua Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 August 2023 - EVENING POST, VOLUME CXXXIV, ISSUE 116, 12 NOVEMBER 1942, PAGE 3
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs T. Apanui (mother), Lower Waiawa, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs T Apanui (mother) Lower Waiaua, Opotiki Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 August 2023 - EVENING POST, VOLUME CXXXIV, ISSUE 116, 12 NOVEMBER 1942, PAGE 3
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65217 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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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Identified as B and C Company (Soutar, 2008) AWMM

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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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 10 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
03 August 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher
25 April 2016JosephineAustralia Direct descendant

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