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Ronald Koinaki



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald AWMM
  • Surname
    Koinaki AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Ronnie AWMM
    • Ron AWMM
  • Service number
    62889 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Tainui AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 August 1922 AWMM Hoe-o-tainuiWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o M.J. Taylor, Hoe-o-tainui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Koinaki (mother), Hoe-o-tainui, via Ohinewai, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    62889 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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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded twice AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Described as CSM (Company Sergeant Major) at Cassino by Cody (1956).

    Attested as Ronnie. Death registration name is Ronald. Referred to in Codie (1956) as Ron. Date of birth in Cody (1956) is 1918, likely he increased his age to enlist AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    1992 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • OMG! I have found my koro Ron. From now on every Anzac Year koro I shall lay a poppy in respect and memory of you koro. Our deepest respect to you my koro who fort in the 28th Battalion War. LEST WE FORGET ay koro. You and your fellow comrades who fort beside you. So proud of you koro Ron. I am so grateful I got to have time with you when I was younger. RestEasy koro. Love always your moko Angeline. Plunket Ave Papatoetoe Auckland.
    Public - Angeline Alexandria - Direct descendant - 25 April 2016



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25 April 2016Angeline Alexandria31 Afton Place, Ranui, Waitakere City, Auckland 0612Direct descendant

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