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Paiheke Whitu

My koro Paiheke n nanny Ruiha

Koro n nan

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Paiheke AWMM
  • Surname
    Whitu AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 64169 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 Ruatahuna, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs N.T. Whitu (wife), Ruatahuna, New Zealand AWMM
    • Ruiha Paku Whitu Public - Jeanette - Other relative - 19 August 2020 - Family oral history
  • Relationship status
    Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 64169 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Horse trainer/Civilian 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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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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  • Thank you for laying your life on the line for your fellow comrades, brothers/sisters n country koro! Our whanau would not be here if you hadn’t fought the brave fight for us all. I miss you my koro. I will always remember you n tell your great grandson about you. Rest In Eternal Love koro until we meet again!! xo ❤️💜
    Public - Jeanette - Other relative - 19 August 2020
  • Ka maumahara tonu matou kia koe koro. Ka ora tonu tou wairua ki roto i a matou mo ake tonu atu. Inoi kia koe.xx
    Public - Hopuruahine - Other relative - 6 August 2016
  • Love n miss you so much my Koro.. I wish you were still here with us physically. You will forever n always be remembered n in my heart Koro. May you R.I.P forever xox
    Public - Jeanette - Other relative - 5 August 2016
  • I miss you old man you may have taken lives but you saved mine. Wish you were here
    Public - Warren - Child - 12 March 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 376 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 August 2020JeanetteMelbourne- Australia Other relative
06 August 2016HopuruahineRotoruaOther relative
12 March 2015WarrenMinginui forest village Te Ureweras Bay of Plenty New ZealandChild
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