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Paul Downes

  • Service number
    WWII 817461 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Paora Teipaipa Downes AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Paul AWMM
  • Surname
    Downes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Paora Teipaipa Downes AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 817461 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    05/12/1922 Public - Jason - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Family History
  • Place of birth
    Manutuke Public - Jason - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Family History
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Manutuke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Builder Public - Jason - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Family History
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F. Downes (wife), Manutuke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Apr 2017 AWMM Married AWMM
    Jason Downes, jasondownes007@gmail.com AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 817461 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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  • 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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Roll of Honour

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  • Paora Teipaipa Downes, is the bravest man I know. He was a strong man, honourable husband, Father, and a doting Grand Father. A courageous man who wen to fight for his country, saw the opportunity to go and see the world for cause he believed in. We will remember them.
    Your Grand Son, Jason Downes
    Public - Jason - Direct descendant - 24 July 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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 27 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

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25 April 2017JasonNew ZealandDirect descendant