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Monita Eru Delamere

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Monita Eru AWMM
  • Surname
    Delamere AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    637190 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Kāi Tahu AWMM
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 June 1921 AWMM OmaioBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 May 1942 AWMM Albert Street, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Delamere (wife), Albert Street, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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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  • Married his wife, Mary Thornton just eight days before leaving for war

    Father of 6 children

    Appointed Secretary for the Te Whakatohea Maori Trust Board in 1979

    Appointed 1986 to the Waitangi Tribunal AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    28 April 1993 AWMM
    Age 71 AWMM
    OpotikiBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Tokata, Whitianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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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 49 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