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Sonny Snowden

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  • Service number
    810544 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Sonny Harawe SNOWDEN Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
A Co 28 Maori Battalion

Sonny Snowden

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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/soldier/sonny-snowden
  • Forenames
    Sonny AWMM
  • Surname
    Snowden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Sonny Harawe SNOWDEN Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Service number
    810544 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 August 1923 AWMM AhiparaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ahipara, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Snowden (mother), Ahipara, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 February 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    810544 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
    KaitaiaNorthland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 May 1995 AWMM
    KaitaiaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    71yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Kaitaia Hospital, Kaitaia, Northland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/soldier/sonny-snowden
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Pukemiro, Ahipara, Northland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/soldier/sonny-snowden
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Our Hero Daddy xx Love by all.
    Public - Pamela - Child - 25 April 2015
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  • Miss you Always Grandpa.
    Public - Denise Christine - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 13: WW2 117 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
01 February 2018john snowdennew zealandChild
23 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
25 April 2015Pamela Auckland Child
24 April 2015Denise ChristineAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
24 April 2015JohnLower HuttChild

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