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Naopa Hoia Terau Ririwa Crawford

Photograph in "Nga Tama Toa"

Hoia Crawford

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Naopa Hoia Terau Ririwa AWMM
  • Surname
    Crawford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Soldier Crawford AWMM
  • Service number
    811038 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    10 February 1916 Public - Janferay - Other Relative - 25 March 2015 - Death record online
  • Place of birth
    New Zealand Public - Janferay - Other Relative - 25 March 2015 - Death record online
  • Birth notes
    son of Wiremu KARAWHATA & Erana Crawford nee' Paati Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 April 2016 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waihau Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Crawford (wife), Waihau Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    811038 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Name recorded as Nga Ope Hoia Crawford (aka Soldier Crawford) in Soutar (2008) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    25 May 1980 Public - Janferay - Other Relative - 25 March 2015 - Death record
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Porirua, New Zealand Public - Janferay - Other Relative - 25 March 2015 - Death Record
  • 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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  • Soldier on "Soldier".
    Where ever you are or whatever you're doing Cousin my heart is with you every step of the way.
    Thank you for making our country a better place.
    Arohanui.xxx
    Public - Gwendalyn June - Other relative - 21 April 2020
  • I am one of Koro Solider great grand daughters. Rest Easy Koro xoxo
    Public - Kelly Areta Aroha - Other Relative - 21 April 2015

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. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 44 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

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
21 April 2020Gwendalyn JuneMastertonOther relative
21 April 2015Kelly Areta ArohaHastings, New ZealandOther Relative
25 March 2015JanferayHamilton NZOther Relative
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