condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Joe Ripaki

Lcpl Tio Ripaki

Joe 'Tio' Ripaki

No known copyright restrictions.

Identity

  • Title
    • Lcpl Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Military Records
      Personal knowledge
    • Koro Public - Riria Lydia - Direct descendant - 8 July 2021 - Birth Cert
  • Forenames
    • Joe AWMM
    • Joe Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Military Records
      Personal knowledge
    • Emmanuel Ripaki - Son Public - Riria Lydia - Direct descendant - 8 July 2021 - Both cert
  • Surname
    Ripaki AWMM
  • Ingoa
    Tio Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Military Records
    Personal knowledge
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 68051 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
    Ngāti Haka-Patuheuheu Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Military Records
    Personal knowledge
  • Waka
    Mataatua Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Military Records
    Personal knowledge
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Christian Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Military Records
    Personal knowledge

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    29 October 1918 Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Military Records,
    Personal Knowledge
  • Place of birth
    Waiohau Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Military Records,
    Personal Knowledge
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Murupara, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Whakatane Board Mills Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Military Records,
    Personal Knowledge
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr H. Ripaki, Waihou, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    30 June 1979 Public Source
  • Date of death
    • 1979 Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Personal Knowledge
      BDM
    • 30/6/1979 Public - tom - Child - 17 May 2018 - Death Certificate
  • Age at death
    61 Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Personal Knowledge
    BDM
  • Place of death
    Whakatane Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Personal Knowledge
    BDM
  • Cause of death
    • Illness Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Personal Knowledge
      BDM
    • Pneumonia Public - tom - Child - 17 May 2018 - Death Certificate
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waiohau Marae Urupa Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Personal Knowledge
    BDM
  • Grave reference
    Urupa Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017 - Personal Knowledge
    BDM
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Joe Ripaki by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Joe Ripaki

Leave a note

Contribute ›
  • Missed by his Whanau and loved ones Lest we forget
    Public - tom - Child - 8 May 2017
    Report 

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 336 AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 July 2021Riria LydiaPoroporo, whakatane, AotearoaDirect descendant
17 May 2018tomhamilton, new zealandChild

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.