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Benjamin Kake

  • Service number
    802004 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Wiremu Wereta Nga Paora AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Glenbervie, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W. Kake (mother), Glenbervie, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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Military decorations

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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
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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

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  • Age at death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Memorial name
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  • I like to acknowledge all the brave men in ww1 and ww2 for devoting themselves to defend our Land and us as people. Benjamin Kake Is my Grandfather and I am his Grand-daughter. I would just like to say, Granddad you have been a massive role modelling in my life. I have a lot of good memories of you, and you acknowledging me as your granddaughter. You are always in my heart and in my thoughts. You so had a humble heart. Miss and Love you always. xox
    Public - Veronica Elizabeth - 20 April 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • 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 69 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family 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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20 April 2017Veronica ElizabethAvondale, AucklandOther

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