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Matiu Patapu Bailey

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Private M. P. Bailey, of Wanganui, killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 09 JULY 1941 p025. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19410709-25-8. No known copyright.

Private M. P. Bailey, of Wanganui, killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekl …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Matiu Patapu AWMM
  • Surname
    Bailey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39538 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 September 1911 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Putiki, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Moari Maraea Bailey (mother), Putiki, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39538 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Matiu Bailey was the son of Ihaka Bailey and of Moari Maraea Bailey (nee Graham), of Wanganui. First cousin of Flight officer Porokoru Patapu Pohe, aka Johnny Pohe.

    Name appears incorrectly in the 2NZEF Nominal Roll as Matiu Patatu Bailey. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 11 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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