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Te Wano William Tahana

Detail, Roll of Honour, Matihetihe School War Memorial, Matihetihe, Mitimiti, Hokianga (photo J. Halpin November 2011) - This image may be subject to copyright

Detail, Roll of Honour, Matihetihe School War Memorial, Matihetihe, Mitimiti, Hokianga (photo J. Hal …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Te Wano William AWMM
  • Surname
    Tahana AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Scotty AWMM
  • Service number
    801852 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 October 1920 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mitimiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr T. Tahana (brother), Mitimiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    801852 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
    RaweneNorthland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Member of the Avondale RSA

    Named on the headstone as Te Wano William (Scotty) Tahana. Also named on the headstone as Scotty AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    New Zealand Herald
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Matihetihe School War Memorial 1939-45, Matihetihe, Mitimiti, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Rest easy Koro, lest we forget always thinking about you love you heaps x
    Public - Anahera - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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 188 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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25 April 2020AnaheraAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
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