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James Wirihana Takarangi

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Wirihana AWMM
  • Surname
    Takarangi AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • James Wirihaua Takarangi AWMM
    • Jim AWMM
    • Jimmy AWMM
    • Hemi AWMM
  • Service number
    816576 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1926 AWMM WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 27 April 1905 AWMM 3 Anzac Parade, Whanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A. Takarangi (father), 3 Anzac Parade, Whanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Italy AWMM
    • British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    816576 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • National President of the 28 Maori Battalion Association

    Listed incorrectly at enlistment as James Wirihaua Takarangi AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 January 2009 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
    WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: New Zealand Herald, 27 January 2009

    Obituary: Whanganui Chronicle, 27 January 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Obituary 27 January 2009 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 138 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Obituary: New Zealand Herald, 27 January 2009 AWMM
    • Wanganui Chronicle AWMM
      Obituary: Whanganui Chronicle, 27 January 2009 AWMM