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Tai Waka Rangi

  • Service number
    811781 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Dan Tainawaka RANGI Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 October 2022 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
RANGI - HENI MATEKINO, (nee TAINGAHUE), born 23 December 1925, died 11 March 1988 aged 62 years; DAN TAINAWAKA, born 27 January 1926, died 4 August 1993 aged 67 years. Beloved mother and father.2nd NZEF, 811781 Pte D T RANGI, NZ Infantry, died 4 August 1993 aged 67 years. Sadly missed but never forgotten by all those who knew & loved themHe is buried in the Taruheru Cemetery Blk 36 Plot 409

Dan RANGI

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tai Waka AWMM
  • Surname
    Rangi AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dan Tainawaka RANGI Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 October 2022 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Service number
    811781 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    January 27, 1926 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 October 2022 - https://www.geni.com/people/Tainawaka-Rangi/6000000029328434877
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    son of Rewi Karauria and Matehaere (Mate) Karauria Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 October 2022 - https://www.geni.com/people/Tainawaka-Rangi/6000000029328434877
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Motati Island, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W.M. Rangi (father), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Husband of Heni Matekino (Jane) Taingahue Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 October 2022 - https://www.geni.com/people/Tainawaka-Rangi/6000000029328434877

Service

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    811781 AWMM
  • Military service
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Death

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  • Date of death
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  • Cemetery name
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Sources

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

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20 October 2022Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher

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