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Paki Tahitahi

Born 2nd of March 1921
Died 3rd of February 2009

Paki Peter Tahitahi

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Paki AWMM
  • Surname
    Tahitahi AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    65368 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
    Unknown AWMM Waihopo, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr P. Tahitahi (father), Waihopo, 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
    65368 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • 7 years ago you left me with tears in my eyes n pain in my heart 💙 your in your kingdom now and i want you to know how thankful i am to be blessed to have had such a loving man like you in my life Koro Paki x Love you heaps 😚
    Public - Shilough - Direct descendant - 25 April 2016
  • You went to war for us Dad. Every year you have been gone the emotions of this day become greater and deeper for me as every year seems to bring up so many memories. We all miss you so very much. Harley Shai Damo Xhiarn and I find it so hard this time of the year ... as all your mokos as well Dad. You fought for your country Dad. I love you miss you everyday Dad Love from your baby xxx
    Public - Ellen Jane Tahitahi MacPherson - Child - 25 April 2016
  • Dad I miss you so much.. The pain is still so raw since you left us.... You have 15 moko now... Tomorrow I We will all be with you We love you Dad Harley Shai Damieon and Xhiarn miss you like crazy. Sitting here crying for you Dad Lots of love from Your whanau xxxx
    Public - Ellen Jane - Other Relative - 24 April 2015



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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 343 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2016ShiloughGisborneDirect descendant
25 April 2016Ellen Jane Tahitahi MacPhersonNew ZealandChild
24 April 2015Ellen JaneVia RotoruaChild
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