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Thompson Kaiaotea Tahuriorangi

  • Service number
    • 65432 AWMM
    • 65432 Public - Tutepakiohewa Sarah Epere - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015 - Military Personnel File
      He is also in the Rotorua War Memorial Council Building.
  • Also known as
    • Thamehana AWMM
    • Tamehana Kaiaotea Tahuriorangi Public - Tutepakiohewa Sarah Epere - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015 - The name Tamehana Kaiaotea Tahuriorangi is what we knew him as.
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
    Mr Public - Tutepakiohewa Sarah Epere - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015 - Military Personnel File
    He is my grandmother Kararaina Te Kaiaotea Tahuriorangi Paora brother. Kaiaotea was my great grandfather who was Tamehana father. Tamehana was the youngest sibling of my grandmothers family and was burried in Crete Malta Turkey.
  • Forenames
    • Thompson Kaiaotea AWMM
    • Thompson Kaiaotea Public - Tutepakiohewa Sarah Epere - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015 - Thompson was the pakeha name for Tamehana.
  • Surname
    • Tahuriorangi AWMM
    • Tahuriorangi Public - Tutepakiohewa Sarah Epere - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015 - Tahuriorangi is my grandmothers family name.
  • Ingoa
    Thompson Kaiaotea Tahuriorangi Public - Tutepakiohewa Sarah Epere - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Also known as
    • Thamehana AWMM
    • Tamehana Kaiaotea Tahuriorangi Public - Tutepakiohewa Sarah Epere - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015 - The name Tamehana Kaiaotea Tahuriorangi is what we knew him as.
  • Service number
    • 65432 AWMM
    • 65432 Public - Tutepakiohewa Sarah Epere - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015 - Military Personnel File
      He is also in the Rotorua War Memorial Council Building.
  • Gender
  • Iwi
    Te Arawa Public - Tutepakiohewa Sarah Epere - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015 - We are from Rotorua.
  • Hapū
    Ngati Pikiao Public - Tutepakiohewa Sarah Epere - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015 - This is our sub tribe.
  • Waka
  • Rohe
    Mourea Public - Tutepakiohewa Sarah Epere - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015 - Mourea
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mourea, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs K. Tahuriorangi (wife), Mourea, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 65432 AWMM
    • 65432 Public - Tutepakiohewa Sarah Epere - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015 - Military Personnel File
      He is also in the Rotorua War Memorial Council Building.
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • Tamehana Tahuriorangi is my Grandfather, father of my father Jeremy Daniel Tahuriorangi also known as Baldy to most.
    Public - Sharella - Direct descendant - 20 December 2018
  • Back in the day we knew our Uncle Thompson as Uncle PEG LEG, cos he had a wooden leg.
    Public - June Takare - Direct descendant - 6 August 2016

Sources

Sources

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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
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM

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25 April 2019SharissaBrisbane, AustraliaDirect descendant
20 December 2018SharellaAustraliaDirect descendant