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Albert Pakinga


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Pakinga AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    801281 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Tainui AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 83 Kupe Street, Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs D. Peke (mother), Mill Road, Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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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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



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  • Memorial name

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Leave a note

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  • Always in my Heart Koro Albert Arohanui
    Public - Des - Direct descendant - 25 April 2018
  • You are never forgotten Dad. Your whanau are always remembering what you sacrificed to serve our country we remember your placid being and will love you forever. We would never be here if it wasn't for your being
    Public - Jane - Child - 25 April 2018
  • We have been learning about the Maori Battalion at school and my friends and i think your haka is so cool weve been learning it.
    Public - siete - Direct descendant - 11 November 2015
  • Kia Ora I would like to leave a note to say that Albert Pakinga is my Grand Father ( Koro ) and I will always remember him
    Public - Des - Other Relative - 26 April 2015
  • This is my Grandfather's brother
    Public - ROMOLLO - Other Relative - 30 March 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • 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 75 AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2018DesHamilton Direct descendant
25 April 2018JaneAustraliaChild
11 November 2015sieteohakuneDirect descendant
30 March 2015ROMOLLOAotearoa (NZ)Other Relative

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