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Whakaruku Tangira

Pte # 67675 Whakauku TANGIRA of Te Kaha 7th Reinforcements of the 28th Maori Battalionwounded once - Invalided Home

Whakaruku TANGIRA

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Whakaruku AWMM
  • Surname
    Tangira AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Whakaruru AWMM
  • Service number
    67675 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 Te Kaha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss H. Tangira (daughter), Te Kaha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Legally Separated AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    67675 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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Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Whanau and Souta (2008) confirm name is Whakaruku, not Whakaruru 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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  • Its good to hear that i have a relitive that was in the ww1
    Public - Crystal - Other relative - 14 April 2016
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Sources

Sources

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

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08 October 2022Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher
14 April 2016CrystalAucklandOther relative

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