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George Paramena Rehu

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Paramena AWMM
  • Surname
    Rehu AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    811679 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 May 1924 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Tutengai (aunt), Matakana Island, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1939-1945 AWMM
    WW2 AWMM
    World War II AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    811679 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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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  • President of the Te Arawa Maori Returned Services League and was awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit (M.N.Z.M.) New Years Honour in 2001 for services to returned servicemen and women

    Member of the Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Board

    Member of executive of the Rotorua RSA

    Tangi held Tarimano Marae, Awahou

    Unveiling held Ngati Rangiwewehi, Puhirua at 11 am 20 December 2008 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 December 2007 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Ngati Rangiwewehi, Puhirua, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 20 December 2007

    Unveiling: New Zealand Herald, 16 December 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I never new you existed but its really nice to know that you served your country well and honoured our tribe. I pray & hope the next generation has the same morals , respect and honour as you do. Reading this makes me wish i knew more about my family herritage.
    Public - sheyna - Other relative - 11 September 2017

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11 September 2017sheyna auckland nzOther relative
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