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Roi Carl Te Punga

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Portrait of Captain Roi Carl Te Punga. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections 755-ALBUM-79-5-3. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Captain Roi Carl Te Punga. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections 755-ALBUM-79-5-3. Ima …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roi Carl AWMM
  • Surname
    Te Punga AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Roy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 62559 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Te Atiawa, Taranaki Public - megan - Direct descendant - 27 December 2018 - whakapapa
  • Hapū
    Te Matehou, Ngati Hamua Public - megan - Direct descendant - 27 December 2018 - whakapapa
  • Waka
  • Rohe
    Taranaki Public - megan - Direct descendant - 27 December 2018 - Whakapapa
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Weir House, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Weir House, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Reverend H.H. Te Punga (father), Halcombe, New Zealand AWMM
    • Reverend H.H. Te Punga (father), Halcombe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 62559 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded Tokrouna, Tunisia AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Lydia Gose and Hamuera Te Punga

    Husband of Thora Baucke

    Attended Feilding Agricultural High School

    Student at Victoria University, BA, MA, Diploma Social Work.

    Deputy Director General of Social Welfare until retirement in1979

    Name spelled as Roy on the Nominal Roll AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 2011 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
    4 June 2011 Public - Elli - Researcher - 21 April 2017 - Newspaper - Dominion Post, 6june2011, pD7
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Halcombe Cemetery, Halcombe, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM Row 8B Plot 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Dominion Post, 6, 7 June 2011 p. C11

    Obituary: Dominion Post, 18 June 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 December 2018meganWellington AotearoaDirect descendant
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