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Wiremu Pahuru

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wiremu AWMM
  • Surname
    Pahuru AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bill AWMM
    • William AWMM
  • Service number
    67442 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 Hicks Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs H.P. Pahuru (wife), East Cape, Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
    • His wife was Mrs H.H. Pahuru (nee Kohere) Public - Turei - Other Relative - 17 April 2015 - Family
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    67442 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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  • Husband of Heni Hokimoana

    Interment at Iwitea urupa Wharekahika AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 April 2007 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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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Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Wiremu Pahuru

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  • I am so proud to have had you as my uncle, the sacrifices you & many others gave up to make this world a better place, alot not returning home, may they all Rest in Peace, & in which I will always be forever grateful that you returned to us, & now rest peacefully amongst the whanau at Iwitea. Think of you often Uncle, till we meet again, forever in my heart xx, RIP
    Public - Kathryn (Kathy) - Other Relative - 16 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • 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 162 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

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
23 April 2015Ericperth,australiaOther Relative
16 April 2015Kathryn (Kathy)Perth, Western Australia, Other Relative