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Sam Wanoa

Pte # 65325 Sam WANOA of Te Araroa
7th Reinforcements of the 28th Maori Battalion
Wounded once

Sam WANOA

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sam AWMM
  • Surname
    Wanoa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    65325 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Tu Wanoa (father), Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65325 AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Te Hamahona [Sam] WANOA
    Service # 65325
    Returned Serviceman NZEF
    Italy and Egypt 15 September 1941 to 6 September 1945

    He died in 1967 aged 48yrs
    He is buried in the Tuwharetoa Urupa
    40 East Cape Road
    Te Araroa, Giborne, Gisborne
    New Zealand
    There is a photo of his headstone but for some reason I cannot up load it to this website
    Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 July 2022
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Sources

Sources

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

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19 July 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher

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