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Henry Mason

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Mason AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 810796 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 January 1923 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    6th January 1923 Public - Emere Raiha Tairiri - Direct descendant - 10 February 2016 - Family Oral History
  • Place of birth
    Tauranga Public - Emere Raiha Tairiri - Direct descendant - 10 February 2016 - Family Oral History
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Jayforce C/o Tewhero Brothers, Bethlehem, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Carpenter Public - Emere Raiha Tairiri - Direct descendant - 10 February 2016 - Family Oral History
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Jayforce Mrs M. Tewhero (sister), C/o Tewhero Brothers, Bethlehem, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mavis Matakino Nicholas TeWhero (Sister)
      - Same Mother Public - Emere Raiha Tairiri - Direct descendant - 10 February 2016 - Family Oral History
  • Relationship status
    • Single AWMM
    • Widowed - Both Deceased
      (1st Wife - Beryl Raiha Tait-Mason)
      (2nd Wife - Margaret Mason) Public - Emere Raiha Tairiri - Direct descendant - 10 February 2016 - Family Oral History

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 810796 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
    Jayforce Labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.89
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.89
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 October 2009 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
    26 October 2009 Public - Peri Reone Maui - Child - 27 January 2020 - I was present at his death.
  • Age at death
    84 Years Public - Peri Reone Maui - Child - 27 January 2020 - I was present at his death
  • Place of death
    Rotorua, Bay of Plenty Public - Peri Reone Maui - Child - 27 January 2020 - I was present at his death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Pukehou Cemetery, Wairoa Road, Bethlehem Tauranga Public - Peri Reone Maui - Child - 27 January 2020 - Family Land, present at his burial
  • Grave reference
    Tribal Lands Ngati Pango ki Tauranga Moana Public - Peri Reone Maui - Child - 27 January 2020 - Family-owned land
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 29 October 2009 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
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 89 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 April 2021Nico Edward and Ari Henry Stewart MasonNew ZealandDirect descendant
27 January 2020Peri Reone MauiRotorua New ZealandChild
10 February 2016Emere Raiha TaiririAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant

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