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Jack Maaka

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My grandfather.
My mother is his 3rd oldest child Reni Rio Maaka (Graham)

Jack Rio Maaka

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Maaka AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Jack Rio Maaka AWMM
    • Jack Maaka AWMM
  • Service number
    • 65421 AWMM
    • 810692 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 May 1913 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Matapu, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 34 Drake Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr M. Rio (father), Kai Iwi, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs M.M. Maaka (wife), c/o C.W. Gibson, Dalziel Road, Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 65421 AWMM
    • 810692 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded, evacuated to New Zealand AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Auckland branch of the 28 Maori Battalion Association

    Tangihanga at Ngati Otara Marae

    First enlisted and embarked as Jack Rio 65421; re-embarked as Jack Rio Maaka 65421. Death notice offers another service number 810692 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 September 2009 AWMM
    Age 94 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), 357 Puhinui Road, Puhinui, Manukau City AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 12 September 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Hey grandad, its latin. Vera's granddaughter. Love you x
    Public - Latin - Other relative - 5 June 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald 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 299 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 85 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 12 September 2009 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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08 February 2019Nelly WA AustraliaOther relative
05 June 2017Latinnew zealand Other relative
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