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Murray Hawira

Picture of Murray Hawira in uniform

Murray Hawira in uniform

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Murray AWMM
  • Surname
    Hawira AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    816602 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 January 1925 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    25-01-1925 Public - Desiree - Child - 27 April 2017 - Family oral history
  • Place of birth
    NGA MOKAI KARIOI Public - Desiree - Child - 27 April 2017 - Family oral history
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Parapara R.D., Raetihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Hawira (mother), Parapara R.D., Raetihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Single Public - Desiree - Child - 27 April 2017 - Family

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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

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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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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 62 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls J-force personnel from Italy Middle East to Japan. Archives New Zealand (R22440245) AWMM
      p.75 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 April 2020TessWhanganuiDirect descendant
27 April 2017Desiree Kawerau New Zealand Child

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