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William Hikitangaarangi Smith

  • Service number
    813519 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Bill Smith Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Joseph Smith (son)
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Hikitangaarangi AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill Smith Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Joseph Smith (son)
  • Service number
    813519 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    • Ngāti Apa AWMM
    • Ngati Apa Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Joseph Smith (son)
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Kurahaupo Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Joseph Smith (son)
  • Rohe
    Te Tai Hauauru Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Joseph Smith (son)
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    22 October 1906 Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Family papers (whakapapa) produced by William Hikitangaarangi Smith
  • Place of birth
    Whangaehu, N.Z Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Family papers (whakapapa) produced by William Hikitangaarangi Smith
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Parikino, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. Smith (mother), Putiki, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    • 1928 - Married Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Family papers (whakapapa) produced by William Hikitangaarangi Smith

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    813519 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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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  • Son of William Smith and of Ruihi Smith (nee Hiroti), husband of Tiria Smith (nee Hiri), of Parikino.
    Father of Mary Topine, William Smith (Sony), Joseph Smith, Tawhati Hiroti, Waea Martin (Tart), Aloha Haami (Ginger), Louis Smith (Luey), Heeni Smith, Raymond Smith, William Smith (Smithy), Heeni Edwards (Pet), Robert Smith, Ngapera Pauro, Virginia Gillespie. Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Family papers (whakapapa) prepared by William Hikitaangarangi Smith
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Death

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  • Death
    AWMM
  • Date of death
    6th September 2007 Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Information provided by Joseph Smith (son of William)
  • Age at death
    101 years old Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Information provided by Joseph Smith (son of William)
  • Place of death
    Whanganui Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Information provided by Joseph Smith (son of William)
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Aramoho Cemetary, Whanganui Public - Adrianne - Direct descendant - 27 April 2019 - Information provided by Joseph Smith (son of William)
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

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Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    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 91 AWMM

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27 April 2019AdrianneChristchurch, New ZealandDirect descendant
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