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George Poka Poka Goldsmith

Pte. George Pokopaki Goldsmith # 917743 14th Reinforcements NZ 28th Maori Battalion

George Pokopaki Goldsmith

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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    George Poka Poka AWMM
  • Surname
    Goldsmith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    817743 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
    East Cape - Rangitukia & Waipiro Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Research
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1920 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Rangitukia, East Cape Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Research
  • Birth notes
    son of George & Hariata GOLDSMITH’s Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM East Cape, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr G. Goldsmith (father), Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    817743 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    10 November 2008 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Age at death
    88yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Grave reference
    RSA 32; Plot 88 Warrant # 22824 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Military Record
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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