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Rangi Henare Tuhata

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rangi Henare AWMM
  • Surname
    Tuhata AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    810683 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    01/07/1919 Public - Sandra - Direct descendant - 11 January 2016 - Birth certificate.
  • Place of birth
    Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Public - Sandra - Direct descendant - 11 January 2016 - Birth certificate.
  • Birth notes
    Born Robert Gray Hanaghan. Mother Winifred Susie Hanaghan, father James Gray Hanaghan. Public - Sandra - Direct descendant - 11 January 2016 - Birth certificate.
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 132 Cornwall Street, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
    • This is correct, and the address of the Hanaghan family. Public - Sandra - Direct descendant - 11 January 2016 - Family records. Census information.
  • Post war occupation
    No contact with family made after return from War. Public - Sandra - Direct descendant - 11 January 2016 - Family records.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs L.A. Riches (sister), Rooseville Park, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Next of Kin was his father, James Gray Hanaghan. Public - Sandra - Direct descendant - 11 January 2016 - Birth certificate. Copy of declaration from War Records, signed in Florence, Italy 29/11/1945 states Mrs Riches as next of kin and states his father is decreased (this is incorrect as his father did not die until 1973).
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Letter to Director of Base Records states his was married in 1946, however no record has been found under his English or Maori name. Public - Sandra - Direct descendant - 11 January 2016 - Copy of letter to the Director of Base Records, Wellington, from War record.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    810683 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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 Apiarist/Civilian AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Known to speak fluent Maori. Public - Sandra - Direct descendant - 11 January 2016 - Family records.
  • 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

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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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 144 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
      p.144 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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11 January 2016SandraPalmerston North, New ZealandDirect descendant
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