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Mita King

Detail, headstone, urupa, Puke Miro, Roma Road, Ahipara, west of Kaitatia, Far North - This image may be subject to copyright

Detail, headstone, urupa, Puke Miro, Roma Road, Ahipara, west of Kaitatia, Far North - This image ma …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mita AWMM
  • Surname
    King AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 65156 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 August 1915 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 7 Ponsonby Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr S. King (brother), Kaeo, Whangaroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • His father was Heremaia Kingi WW 1 veteran 1914-1918 Service number 19521. Public - Hine - Child - 5 May 2015 - e.g. From my father himself.


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 65156 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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About death

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  • Death
    17 August 1985 AWMM
    Age 70 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Puke Miro, Roma Road, Ahipara, west of Kaitatia, Far North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Ka nui nga maumaharatanga moku ake. Ka hotuhotu tonu te manawa kia koutou ma, na o koutou aroha, manaakitanga, harikoa me te katakata hoki. Nga mihi aroha kia koutou mo ake tonu atu. Moe mai ra e te rangatira.
    Public - Roslyn Moana - Other Relative - 4 September 2015
  • Aroha mutunga kore kia koe taku Papa xx
    Public - Leigh - Other Relative - 21 April 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 September 2015Roslyn MoanaOtaua, KaikoheOther Relative
05 May 2015HineAhipara NZChild
21 April 2015Leigh AucklandOther Relative

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