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Syd Whakataka

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Syd AWMM
  • Surname
    Whakataka AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Sydney John Clarke Public - Victoria - Direct descendant - 10 March 2018 - NZ death index and oral family history
  • Service number
    817675 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Manutuke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr S. Whakataka (father), Manutuke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    817675 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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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Biographical information

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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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Thirty-eight years gone but forever in my heart and my thoughts... especially on this day
    Public - Dave - Child - 25 April 2018
  • For my grandfather, even though we never got to meet, you are not forgotten
    Public - Victoria - Direct descendant - 10 March 2018

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 104 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

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2018DaveMasterton, New ZealandChild
10 March 2018VictoriaBrisbane AustraliaDirect descendant
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