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Josiah Walker

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  W_003. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel W_003. Image taken June 2020.

© Auckland Museum CC BY AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Josiah AWMM
  • Surname
    Walker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Joe AWMM
  • Service number
    802284 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1921 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/joe-walker
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of William George Walker and Te Uruwhiva Huriwai Walker, of Te Araroa Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/joe-walker
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Horoera, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W.G. Walker (father), Horoera, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    GisborneGisborne 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William George Walker and Te Uruwhiva Huriwai Walker, of Te Araroa

    Enlisted as Joe, listed by CWGC as Joe and in Soutar as Josiah (Joe) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 April 1945 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Faenza War Cemetery, Italy AWMM IV. G. 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • You are not forgotten. We remember you.
    Public - Rebecca - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • 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 102 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
    • Ko te Reo Huringa Tau o te Ope Maori Tuarua, i noho ki Remuera, Ohaeawai, 1942-43: The Anniversary Magazine of the Second Maori Battalion, Remuera, Ohaeawai 1942-1943. Patrick Smyth Papers, MS-2002-147, Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of Members of the 2nd Maori Battalion, 26th January 1943. Part of the 2nd Maori Battalion Anniversary Magazine. (MS-2002-147). Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 October 2022Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher
18 March 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 April 2015RebeccaNew Zealand Other Relative

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