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Frederick Purutanga

Army photo. 28th Maori Battalion. D company

Frederick Purutanga

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Purutanga AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 62873 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Mangapehi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr R. Purutanga (father), Mangapehi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 62873 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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Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I love you Grandad! You will always be my hero for who you were and what you stood for. Til we meet again, Rest in Love for you are missed everyday xox
    Public - Tricia - Direct descendant - 3 May 2023
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  • Lest we forget. Anzac Day I went to the Dawn Parade in Blacktown NSW Australia and marched with 2 of your great grandchildren. One wore your medals in the parade. Every year we do this in memory of your contribution for our freedom. So thank you Dad
    Public - Geneva - Child - 26 April 2023
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  • Miss you every day especially on Anzac day, love you always dad. Love Rangiaroha
    Public - Rangiaroha - Child - 7 April 2020
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Sources

Sources

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

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03 May 2023TriciaBrisbaneDirect descendant
26 April 2023GenevaBLACKTOWNChild
07 April 2020RangiarohaQueensland AustraliaChild

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