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Pirimia Te Kani

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Pirimia AWMM
  • Surname
    Te Kani AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Piri AWMM
    • Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    817764 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
    Unknown AWMM Hicks Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs I. Te Kani (mother), Hicks Bay, 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
    817764 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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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  • Husband of Roka

    Tangi held at Potaka Marae

    Name listed on Nominal Roll 15 as Piri. Name Bill listed in Soutar (2008) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 November 2011 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    PotakaGisborne AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 28 November 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Pirimia Te Kani by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Pirimia Te Kani

Leave a note

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  • 🌷Loving&Missing You Always Uncle Bill Always Remembered🌷Thank You For Fighting For Our Country💞💞 Our Hero🌷Our Soldier🌷 Love From The Skippys In Aus 😘💕 Xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxox
    Public - Rochelle - Other relative - 25 April 2017
  • Love and miss you always parp xx love me and Aaliyah... Our one and only Solid soldier xoxo
    Public - Sharla - Direct descendant - 24 April 2017
  • Just want to honour you today papa Bill love always xo
    Public - Leanne - Other relative - 24 April 2017
  • Love you Parp, will wear your jacket with pride tommorrow, Love always myself ,Hamiora, Tiweka, Faenza, and Neva xxxxx
    Public - Ange - Direct descendant - 24 April 2017
  • Remembering you and many other whanau who fought for New Zealand. Love you Papa Bill.
    Public - Arihia Little - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • Miss and love you Papa xxxxx
    Public - Korina - Other Relative - 23 April 2015
  • Love you Uncle, miss you Uncle, Thank you for fighting for us xxx
    Public - arihia - Other Relative - 22 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 140 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 28 November 2011 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
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25 April 2017RochelleMelbourne AustraliaOther relative
24 April 2017SharlaGisborneDirect descendant
24 April 2017AngeMakarora NzDirect descendant
25 April 2015Arihia LittleWellingtonOther Relative
23 April 2015KorinaBrisbane Australia Other Relative
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