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Bob Beazley


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bob AWMM
  • Surname
    Beazley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Robert AWMM
  • Service number
    68212 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    5/ 12/ 1913 Public - Waana - Child - 25 April 2019 - Family oral history
  • Place of birth
    Waipu Public - Waana - Child - 25 April 2019 - Family oral history
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Pakotai, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pakotai Public - Waana - Child - 25 April 2019 - Family oral history
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Public - Waana - Child - 25 April 2019 - Family oral history
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs M.B. Beazley (wife), Pakotai, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Matekino Beazley Public - Waana - Child - 25 April 2019 - Family oral history
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Drowned in flood waters as a result of a an accident AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Matekino Nathan, married 21July 1934. Father of Alfred, and 4 adopted children Venezia, Waana, Betty, Philip, Alfred Frederick (Nigel), and foster children Sarah and Hura AWMM
    • Grandchildren, Shirley Young, Robyn Reihana, Gavin Pratt, Daryl Pratt, Brent Dunn, John Dunn, Venezia Dunn Public - SHIRLEY - 28 April 2015 - Family papers


About death

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  • Death
    7 March 1988 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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Roll of Honour

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  • To the God in my eyes words cannot express how much every minute every second of everyday i miss you
    i no i would be a greater man if you was still here to teach me the finer points of life so i dont just lay a poppy i shed my tears to a man who is a god in my eyes as i was in his
    son of Betty
    Public - John - 9 December 2022
  • I never knew you but il always share apart of you
    Rest in love
    Public - Shona Tewaiarani - Child - 25 April 2020
  • Kia ora
    My Dad was born 5th December 1913 at Waipu
    Public - Waana - Child - 25 April 2019
  • To my Papa, I'm so honored to have been a part of your life. As a young child, you taught me the true meaning of hard mahi, and to treasure memories of the past forever. I love you and will always remember what you have done. I lay a poppy for you today in remembrance.
    Public - SHIRLEY - 28 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 14 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


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 December 2022John Hokianga, NZOther
25 April 2020Shona Tewaiarani WhangareiChild
25 April 2019WaanaWhangareiChild
28 April 2015SHIRLEYWaiuku, AucklandOther

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