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Tommy Grey Kaukau

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  • Service number
    68390 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Reretima Kerei Kau Kau AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
My Grandfather

Tommy Grey Kaukau

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tommy Grey AWMM
  • Surname
    Kaukau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Reretima Kerei Kau Kau AWMM
  • Service number
    68390 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 August 1919 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Motea, Puketapu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs E.T. Kaukau (wife), Puketapu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married/WWII 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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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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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  • Brother of Private Petera Kaukau, Second World War. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 March 1961 AWMM
  • 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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Sources

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  • External links
  • 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
    • 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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25 April 2020Michelle TekahmehamehaSouth West Victoria, AustraliaDirect descendant

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