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Harry Atama

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During the War

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Atama AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Henare AWMM
    • Henry AWMM
  • Service number
    802764 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Kaha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Carpenter Public - Gaylene - Direct descendant - 16 July 2016 - Family Papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs A. Atama (wife), Te Kaha, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Te Apuhau Atama (wife), Maungaroa, New Zealand Public - Gaylene - Direct descendant - 16 July 2016 - My Nanny
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    • Married Public - Gaylene - Direct descendant - 16 July 2016 - Papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    802764 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 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    OpotikiBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Carpenter Public - Gaylene - Direct descendant - 16 July 2016 - Family Papers
  • Age on enlistment

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
  • 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. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 5 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

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 July 2020Lybia RotoruaDirect descendant
16 July 2016GayleneBrisbane AustraliaDirect descendant

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