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Austin Moetu Kirk

Headstone, Kauae Cemetery (photo S. Lees 2010) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Kauae Cemetery (photo S. Lees 2010) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Austin Moetu AWMM
  • Surname
    Kirk AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    14648 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Tainui AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 35 Oxford Street, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs N.E. Kirk (wife), C/o PO Box 72, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    14648 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Husband of Alicia (Lee); father of John, Philip and Randall AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 August 1994 AWMM
    Age 73 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kauae Cemetery, Ngongotaha, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM Block 8 Section R77 Plot 11 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 258 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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