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Taylor Papuni

Buried Waiotaka

TEIRA PAPUNI

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Taylor AWMM
  • Surname
    Papuni AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    802118 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 Ohinemutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. Papuni (mother), Ohinemutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
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Memorials

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  • A brother to Thomas Himiona Rakau 65458 KIA at Cassino 19th March 1944.
    Public - Henry - Other relative - 19 April 2023
    Report 
  • A tribute of gratitude to my Mothers Father. Rest in Heavenly Peace, One day we will reconnect to your Papuni whanau. Kia whaikororia ki te Matua, I Runga. Mangai Tautoko AE
    Public - Erupouroto - Other Relative - 8 April 2015
    Report 
  • Na arohanui kia koe e Koro..moe pai i to moenga roa...
    Public - TOM - Other Relative - 12 March 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • 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 148 AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. 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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19 April 2023HenryMangere East, Auckland 2024Other relative
18 April 2021EddieAUSTRALIADirect descendant
08 April 2015ErupourotoBrisbane, AustraliaOther Relative
12 March 2015TOM IRAQOther Relative

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