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Tau Apiata

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Pte Tau Apiata

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tau AWMM
  • Surname
    Apiata AWMM
  • Ingoa
    Tautuhiorongo Apiata Public - Taiawhio - Other Relative - 24 March 2015 - Māori Land Court - 31 Opotiki MB 272 dated 06/06/1946, 1 Northern Waiapu Consolidation MB (CNWWP) 279 dated 27/05/1949, 40 Opotiki MB 3 dated 30/06/1965, 114 Gisborne MB 228-229 dated 27/02/1976, 12 Auckland MB 362 dated 20/10/1981, 89 Opotiki MB 291-295 dated 12/12/2005
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62657 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    • Te Rarawa AWMM
    • Ngāti Apa AWMM
    • Iwi Māori AWMM
    • Te Whānau ā Apanui, Ngāti Awa Public - Taiawhio - Other Relative - 24 March 2015 - Māori Land Court - 31 Opotiki MB 272 dated 06/06/1946, 1 Northern Waiapu Consolidation MB (CNWWP) 279 dated 27/05/1949, 40 Opotiki MB 3 dated 30/06/1965, 114 Gisborne MB 228-229 dated 27/02/1976, 12 Auckland MB 362 dated 20/10/1981, 89 Opotiki MB 291-295 dated 12/12/2005
  • Hapū
    Pararaki, Kaiaio, Te Ēhutu (Whānau Apanui), Ngāti Hokopū (Ngāti Awa) Public - Taiawhio - Other Relative - 24 March 2015 - Māori Land Court - 31 Opotiki MB 272 dated 06/06/1946, 1 Northern Waiapu Consolidation MB (CNWWP) 279 dated 27/05/1949, 40 Opotiki MB 3 dated 30/06/1965, 114 Gisborne MB 228-229 dated 27/02/1976, 12 Auckland MB 362 dated 20/10/1981, 89 Opotiki MB 291-295 dated 12/12/2005
  • Waka
    Mataatua Public - Taiawhio - Other Relative - 24 March 2015 - Māori Land Court - 31 Opotiki MB 272 dated 06/06/1946, 1 Northern Waiapu Consolidation MB (CNWWP) 279 dated 27/05/1949, 40 Opotiki MB 3 dated 30/06/1965, 114 Gisborne MB 228-229 dated 27/02/1976, 12 Auckland MB 362 dated 20/10/1981, 89 Opotiki MB 291-295 dated 12/12/2005
  • Rohe
    Mataatua Public - Taiawhio - Other Relative - 24 March 2015 - Māori Land Court - 31 Opotiki MB 272 dated 06/06/1946, 1 Northern Waiapu Consolidation MB (CNWWP) 279 dated 27/05/1949, 40 Opotiki MB 3 dated 30/06/1965, 114 Gisborne MB 228-229 dated 27/02/1976, 12 Auckland MB 362 dated 20/10/1981, 89 Opotiki MB 291-295 dated 12/12/2005
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Taiawhio - Other Relative - 24 March 2015 - Māori Land Court - 31 Opotiki MB 272 dated 06/06/1946, 1 Northern Waiapu Consolidation MB (CNWWP) 279 dated 27/05/1949, 40 Opotiki MB 3 dated 30/06/1965, 114 Gisborne MB 228-229 dated 27/02/1976, 12 Auckland MB 362 dated 20/10/1981, 89 Opotiki MB 291-295 dated 12/12/2005

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o A. Davies, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr H. Apiata (father), Raukokore, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
    • Herewini (Te Nokotakitaki) Apiata - Father
      Mere Kiri Apiata (nee Bluett) - Mother Public - Taiawhio - Other Relative - 24 March 2015 - Māori Land Court - 114 Gisborne MB 228-229 dated 27/02/1976 and 1 Northern Waiapu Consolidation Scheme MB 279 dated 27/05/1949
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    62657 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 March 1948 Public Source
  • Date of death
    16 March 1948 Public - Taiawhio - Other Relative - 24 March 2015 - Māori Land Court - 32 Opotiki MB 50 dated 03/06/1948
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Waihau Bay, Eastern Bay of Plenty, New Zealand Public - Taiawhio - Other Relative - 24 March 2015 - Māori Land Court - 32 Opotiki MB 50 dated 03/06/1948
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 14 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
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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24 March 2015TaiawhioWellington, New ZealandOther Relative

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