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Tahu Nutira


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tahu AWMM
  • Surname
    Nutira AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    806927 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 Barry's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Nutira (mother), Barry's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 February 1944 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    806927 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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  • Son of Hoani Arai Nutira and Molly Nutira, of Banks Peninsula, Canterbury

    Portrait and photo of headstone on 28B site AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    3 March 1945 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Faenza War Cemetery, Italy AWMM I. B. 8. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • Dad missed you dreadfully, memories were shared & he never ever let us forget you. I'm sure the reunion would have been a sight to behold xxx
    Public - Rose - Other Relative - 11 March 2016
  • In memory of the Uncle we never met. So young, so far from home.
    Public - Linda - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • I attended my first service today very moving in memory of Uncle Tahu
    Public - Jacqui - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • Eternally greatful Uncle Tahu thank you for giving your life for your whanau forever in our hearts xx
    Public - Nicolla - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • In remembrance of an Uncle I never got to meet. Taken way to soon. Would have loved to have met you Uncle Tahu.
    Public - Pauline Annette - Other Relative - 25 April 2015



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15 March 2016RoseChristchurch, New ZealandOther Relative
25 April 2015LindaWinton New ZealandOther Relative
25 April 2015HuiOtautahi AotearoaNZOther Relative
25 April 2015JacquiWyndham New ZealandOther Relative
25 April 2015NicollachristchurchOther Relative
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