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Edward Bai

NZEF, S.A.War, 7269 Pte E BAI, 9th Contingent, died 1 February 1971 aged 88 years. He is buried in the Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Blk RSA Plot 622

Edward BAI

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Bai AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7269 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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
    South Africa Brickmaker Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Hawkes BayNew Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father was named Hans Jorgensen Bai. AWMM


About death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • Edward Jorgensen Bai was married to my Grandfather's sister - Anna Sophia Hansen.
    Public - Dianne Mary - Other Relative - 13 September 2015
  • Edward Bai was my great grandfather on my mothers side of the family. There is photo of him in a army uniform that I will get a copy of. He was born in norsewood about 1880 and died in Gisborne in 1970 I think.
    Public - Brett Ian - Other Relative - 27 April 2015



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08 December 2022Lorrain e MonaGisborneResearcher
13 September 2015Dianne MaryNapier New ZealandOther Relative
27 April 2015Brett Ian New Zealand , Palmerston North Other Relative

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