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Paewai Williams

Pte # 817711 Paewai (Sam) WILLIAMS of Tolaga Bay12th Reinforcements of the 28th Maori BattalionWounded once

Paewai (Sam) WILLIAMS

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Paewai AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Sam Williams AWMM
  • Service number
    817711 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1893 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 6 October 2022 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/9V9K-TFL/te-paewai-williams
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    son of Henry John Williams and Harete or Harata Tunumanu Rakaitapu Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 6 October 2022 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/9V9K-TFL/te-paewai-williams
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. Williams (mother), Tikitiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Paewai WILLIAMS married Rahera KOIA Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 6 October 2022 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/9V9K-TFL/te-paewai-williams

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    817711 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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  • Named as Sam in Soutar (2008) AWMM

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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  • Born 1893 Paewai WILLIAMS was born
    Died 1969 Paewai WILLIAMS died aged 76yrs
    Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 6 October 2022
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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 106 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

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26 November 2022Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher

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