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Rongo William Yates

Rongo William Yates

''Tom"

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rongo William AWMM
  • Surname
    Yates AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tom AWMM
  • Service number
    61523 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    12 November 1918 Public - Bruce - Child - 16 August 2015 - Birth certificate and army records. Sometimes incorrectly recorded as 21/11/1918
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch Public - Bruce - Child - 16 August 2015 - Birth certificate and army records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 323 Cashel Street, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr C.W. Yates (father), 323 Cashel Street, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    61523 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 Clerk AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury 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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  • Husband of Elva AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 January 2012 AWMM
    Age 93 AWMM
    AshburtonCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Christchurch Press, 20 January 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 391 AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
      Death notice: Christchurch Press, 20 January 2012 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
16 August 2015BruceAmberleyChild
09 April 2015Adam ThomasAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
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