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Watchman Waaka

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Watchman AWMM
  • Surname
    Waaka AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    817724 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    4 January 1922 Public - Caryl Lorraine - Researcher - 1 October 2019 - BDM 2018/33594 11/12/2018 Waaka, Wattie Watchman Te Wehi, DOB 4 January 1922, cited 1 October 2019.
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Care of F. Tatham, Homewood, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
    • Working as a shepherd on Homewood Station, Homewood, Masterton, owned by the Tatham family Public - Caryl Lorraine - Researcher - 1 October 2019 - local knowledge of Waaka family
  • Post war occupation
    farmer Public - Caryl Lorraine - Researcher - 1 October 2019 - 1954 Hobson General Roll, page 256 Waaka, Watchman, Punakitere, farmer. Cited 1 October 2019
    1978 Northern Maori Main Roll, page 100 WAAKA, Hukatai, H. Ninihi Road, Otaua, Married. (wife) cited 1 October 2019
    WAAKA, Watchman, Ninihi Road, Hokianga, Farmer.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs P.J. Waaka (wife), Care of Mrs J.A. Spring, Eketahuna R.D., New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    817724 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Shepherd AWMM
    MastertonWairarapa 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

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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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 101 AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
01 October 2019Caryl LorraineTinui, Masterton, New ZealandResearcher