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Whaingaroa Taia Nathan

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  • Service number
  • Also known as
    Scruff, Richard, Dick Public - David Whaingaroa William - Direct descendant - 22 April 2017 - Family
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
    • Regular Military Service AWMM
    • Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 AWMM
    • Singapore-Malaysia 1966-1989 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 26 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals
    • Singapore-Malaysia 1966-1989 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 26 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals
A326600  Whaingaroa Taia (Scruff) NATHAN

A326600  Whaingaroa Taia (Scruff) NATHAN

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Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 January 1932 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • Regular Military Service AWMM
    • Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 AWMM
    • Singapore-Malaysia 1966-1989 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 26 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals
    • Singapore-Malaysia 1966-1989 Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 26 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals
  • Campaign
    • Malaya, Singapore Public - David Whaingaroa William - Direct descendant - 22 April 2017 - Whanau
    • NZ Force South East Asia (NZForSEA) Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 14 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    • Warrant Officer Class Two - Company Sergeant Major, Alpha Company 69/70 & Support Coy CSM 70/71. Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 26 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals
    • Warrant Officer Class Two - Company Sergeant Major, Alpha Company 69/70 & Support Coy CSM 70/71. Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 26 January 2020 - 1 Bn RNZIR Dieppe Barracks Association history annuals

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
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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 Pearl, father of Wee John, David, Gary, Gregg, Patty, Mere, Daphne

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Death Notice AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 September 2011 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
    6 September 2011 Public - David Whaingaroa William - Direct descendant - 22 April 2017 - Whanau
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 9 September 2011 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Scruff was born in 1933. A326600 Whaingaroa Taia (Scruff) NATHAN [MV? BV?] (SNCO-1970=WO2) 1 September 2011 aged 79. buried at St Mary's Anglican Church Urupa. Nathan Road, (Te Pounga Marae, 130 Nathan Road,) Oneriri, Kaiwaka, Northland, 0573. [ -36.19242, 174.41007] LEST WE FORGET
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 19 December 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
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    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 9 September 2011 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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30 April 2019RoscoeAotearoaComrade
22 April 2017David Whaingaroa WilliamWellingtonDirect descendant
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