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Wiremu Maraki

  • Service number
    815309 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Wiremu Barley 'Willi “William” MARAKI Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 August 2023 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/140320913/wiremu-barley_'willi-maraki
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Pte # 815309 Wiremu MARAKI of Ruatoria14th Reinforcements of the 28th Maori Battalion

Wiremu MARAKI

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wiremu AWMM
  • Surname
    Maraki AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Wiremu Barley 'Willi “William” MARAKI Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 August 2023 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/140320913/wiremu-barley_'willi-maraki
  • Service number
    815309 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    b. 1925 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 November 2022 - https://www.myheritage.com/names/wiremu_maraki
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Wiremu Puaha MARAKI and Te Oti nee' KEMARU Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 November 2022 - https://www.myheritage.com/names/wiremu_maraki
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ruatoria, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr S. Ngarimu, P.O. Box 42, Ruatoria, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1946 Wiremu MARAKI married Rupirihira Ngakaho WAIHI Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 3 November 2022 - https://www.myheritage.com/names/wiremu_maraki

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    815309 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
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Medical history

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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Death

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • 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 94 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
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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09 September 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher

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