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Murray Akuhata Rolleston

IN LOVING MEMORY OF 530444 Private - Maylaya/Borneo Campaign IRNZIR 17 January 1947 - 16 November 2009 Treasured Son of Sonny and Moira RollestonHe is buried in the Muruika Urupa, Rotorua

Murray Akuhata ROLLESTON

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Murray Akuhata AWMM
  • Surname
    Rolleston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    530444 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Moira and Sonny Rolleston. Brother of Andy, Erica, Steve, Ngaiwikau, Rehina, Ngaere, Kahui, Iringa, Kowhai, Taumata

    Lay in state at Hangarau Marae, Tauranga; and Tunahopu Marae, Ohinemutu, Rotorua

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Death Notice AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 November 2009 AWMM
    Age 62 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Muruika Cemetery, Ohinemutu, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 18 November 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 18 November 2009 AWMM
    • Malayan Veterans Assn. (2004-). Selamat : Newsletter of the Malayan Veterans' Association Inc. AWMM
    • Medals and Stars - General Service Medals Borneo - Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R12456000) AWMM

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