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Hone Ngapera Tawhai

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Memorial Panel, Point Chevalier RSA, 1136 Great North Road Auckland 1022. Image provided by G.A Fortune 2012, CC BY G.A Fortune 2012

Memorial Panel, Point Chevalier RSA, 1136 Great North Road Auckland 1022. Image provided by G.A Fort …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hone Ngapera AWMM
  • Surname
    Tawhai AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    John AWMM
  • Service number
    65163 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 September 1916 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 175 Blockhouse Bay Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr M, Tawhai (father), 175 Blockhouse Bay Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65163 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
    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 Phyllis; father of Sandra and Cheri AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 November 1995 AWMM
    New Zealand 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, 22 November 1995 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Point Chevalier RSA, 1136 Great North Road, Auckland 1097 AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Hone Ngapera Tawhai

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  • Married Phyllis Adelaide Tawhai nee Roe
    Daughters Sandra and Cherie
    Grandchildren Darron and Monique
    From
    Waima, Hokianga New Zealand
    First Maori Health Inspector in NZ
    One of the founders of Te Mahurehure Cultural Society, Point Chevalier Auckland New Zealand
    Lest we forget xo
    Public - Monique - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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 389 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: new Zealand Herald, 22 November 1995 AWMM

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25 April 2020MoniquePerth, Western Australia Direct descendant

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