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Tawhai Takuta Ngatai

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  • Service number
    819500 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • William Tawhai Ngatai AWMM
    • Willam Thomas Ngatai AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
12th Reinforcements C Company 28th Maori Battalion

Tawhai Takuta Ngatai

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tawhai Takuta AWMM
  • Surname
    Ngatai AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • William Tawhai Ngatai AWMM
    • Willam Thomas Ngatai AWMM
  • Service number
    819500 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 December 1922 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Public Works Department, Oaro, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Ngatai (mother), Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    819500 AWMM
  • Military service
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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
    AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Name corrected to Tawhai Takuta Ngatai by whanau April, 2013. Listed on the Nominal Roll as William Tawhai Ngatai. Named William (Tawhai) Ngatai in Soutar (2008) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1991 AWMM
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  • Date of death
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  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Great Uncle Tawhai Ngatai Days go by and still your name and sacrifice you made is remembered. Ake Ake Kia Kaha E!!
    Public - Roman Cody - Other Relative - 17 April 2015

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 72 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

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17 April 2015Roman CodyChristchurch, New ZealandOther Relative
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