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Apirana Tawhai Tamepo

Pte # 802219 Aprian TAMEPO

Pte Apriana Tamepo

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Apirana Tawhai AWMM
  • Surname
    Tamepo AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    802219 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    21 May 1924 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 July 2018 - Research & BMD NZ records
  • Place of birth
    Te Puia, East Coast, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 July 2018 - Research & BMD NZ records
  • Birth notes
    son of Tawhai Riri & Arihia Tamepo Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 July 2018 - Research & BMD NZ records
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Puia Springs, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Tamepo (mother), Te Puia Springs, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    802219 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
    GisborneGisborne 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 February 1977 Public Source
  • Date of death
    26 February 1977 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 July 2018 - Research & Geni.com
  • Age at death
    52 years Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 July 2018 - Research & Geni.com
  • Place of death
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 July 2018 - Research & Geni.com
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • He is my Grandfather, Father to Gary Karepa,
    Public - Keileen - Direct descendant - 15 March 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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 125 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
26 May 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
01 July 2018Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
15 March 2016KeileenaucklandDirect descendant

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