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Tama Gage

Young Tama Gage during WW2

Tama Gage

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tama AWMM
  • Surname
    Gage AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    801928 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 Omaio, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Gage (wife), Omaio, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    801928 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • Love you Pāp
    Public - Freeman - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021
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  • Te Matakuariki (Tama) Gage was my grandfather. He was one of the lucky ones that returned from WWII and lived a long and prosperous life in Omaio and died January 2nd 2000. My koro and I think 4 of his siblings went to war (maybe more) but not all of them returned.
    Public - Vienna - Direct descendant - 12 August 2018
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Sources

Sources

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  • 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. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 45 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2021FreemanDarwin CityDirect descendant
12 August 2018Vienna PoriruaDirect descendant
15 June 2015OhorereTe KahaOther Relative

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