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Tony Reweti

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tony AWMM
  • Surname
    Reweti AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 811875 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 August 1924 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Jayforce P.O., Hairini, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
    • Jayforce W. Smith (step-sister), Matapihi, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 811875 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 October 2017 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    The Bay of Plenty Times, 18 October, 2017 "REWETI, Tony Putaihinu. Passed away peacefully on October 16, 2017 at home. Dearly loved husband of Aneta Lily. Father of Aneta and Dave, Marama and Te Pona, the late Mokohiti and Margie, Teremoana and Michael. Precious Papa of his many Mokopuna and great Mokopuna. Tony's Tangi is being held at Hairini Marae. Funeral service will be Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 10am, followed by a private cremation. Moe mai i tō moengaroa. E Kore Koe e warewaretia." AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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 111 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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