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Tani Wharekura

Pte # 65263 Tani WHAREKURA of Waimana 6th Reinforcements of the 28th Maori Battalion Wounded Once

Tani WHAREKURA

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tani AWMM
  • Surname
    Wharekura AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 65263 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 Waimana, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr A. Wharekura (father), c/o Native Scheme Department, Ruatoki North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 65263 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
    Private Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa & Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e!
    28 (Maori) Battalion, B Company Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa & Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e!

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wounded once

    Identified as B and C Company (Soutar, 2008) AWMM

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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Sources

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  • External links
  • 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 374 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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01 December 2022Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher

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