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Joseph Alexander Maich

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Maich AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Alex AWMM
  • Service number
    508108 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 August 1915 AWMM DargavilleNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Maich (wife), Mamaranui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mate and Matija Maich. Brother of Doreen, John, Alba, Annie, Mary, Kathleen, Valerie, Thomas, Amelia

    Parade Commander for ANZAC Day

    Presented with a set of WW2 medals by Hon George Hawkins MP 2003

    First Principal of Manurewa High School AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 November 2005 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    ManurewaManukau City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), 357 Puhinui Road, Puhinui, Manukau City AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, November 2005 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 128 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
      Cody, J. (1953). p. 281, 286, 300 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, November 2005 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM

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