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Ripine Wirene Matoe

The later years

Ripene Matoe

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ripine Wirene AWMM
  • Surname
    Matoe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    65386 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 Hastings Road, Okaiawa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ranui (sister), Hastings Road, Okaiawa, 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
    65386 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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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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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Lots of aroha for my Koro and whanau. This year will be so different, but we will stand together at dawn
    Public - Amanda - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020
  • Kia Ora Koro. Remembering your contribution. Thank you for your bravery in answering the call so that we could have freedom and peace. Love you, Shaan
    Public - Shaan - Other relative - 26 April 2017
  • Remembering you on this day my Koro. Aroha nui x
    Public - Daisy - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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 143 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
24 April 2020AmandaNew ZealandDirect descendant
26 April 2017ShaanAuckland New ZealandOther relative
25 April 2017DaisyAucklandDirect descendant
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