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Frank Tibble

  • Service number
    67461 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Frank Tamihana Sweeney Tibble Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 August 2023 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/LFVD-YWG/frank-tamihana-sweeney-tibble-1908-1986
  • Armed force / branch
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  • Last rank
  • War
2/Lt # 67461 Frank TIBBLE of Te Puia Springs 9th Reinforcements of the 28th Maori Battalion wounded once

Frank TIBBLE

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Tibble AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Frank Tamihana Sweeney Tibble Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 August 2023 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/LFVD-YWG/frank-tamihana-sweeney-tibble-1908-1986
  • Service number
    67461 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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    17th January 1908 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 August 2023 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/LFVD-YWG/frank-tamihana-sweeney-tibble-1908-1986
  • Place of birth
    Tūranga-nui-a-Kiwa - Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 August 2023 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/LFVD-YWG/frank-tamihana-sweeney-tibble-1908-1986
  • Birth notes
    Son of Pineamine Waipapa Taotu Tibble & Riparata Kururangi Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 August 2023 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/LFVD-YWG/frank-tamihana-sweeney-tibble-1908-1986
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Puia Springs, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs B. Sweeney (foster-mother), Waipiro Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1946 Frank TIBBLE married Erana Te Whataiwi FOX Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 August 2023 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/LFVD-YWG/frank-tamihana-sweeney-tibble-1908-1986

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  • Frank TIBBLE died in 1987 aged 84yrs
    Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 August 2023
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  • Second-Lieutenant Frank Tibbie, another wounded officer of the battalion, was a member of the Sixth | Reinforcement. His home is near Te Araroa, but his next-of-kin is reported to be living at. Waipiro Bay.
    REF: TOLL OF ACTION
    GISBORNE HERALD, VOLUME LXXII, ISSUE 21694, 21 APRIL 1945, PAGE 4
    Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 August 2023
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    • 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 128 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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