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Paki Coupar West

14 Nov 1940 in Sydney, NSW L-R Front Row: 2/Lt J C Reedy, 2/Lt P C West, Lt T G Santon, 2/Lt A Awatere, Lt T K Karaitiana, 
Back Row: 2/LT J R Ormsby, 2/Lt A Mitchell, 2/Lt A Te Puni, 2/Lt A Hokianga, 2/Lt A T Green, 2/Lt T WiRepa, 2/Lt H T Maloney

Officers of the 28th Maori Battalion 14 Nov 1940

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Paki Coupar AWMM
  • Surname
    West AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39572 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
    Unknown AWMM View Street, Heidleburg, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr G. West (father), View Street, Heidleburg, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39572 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Paki West was the son of George and Louisa West, of Bluff, Southland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    24 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM I. H. 6. AWMM
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  • With Much Aroha from your neice Andrea
    Public - Andrea - Other Relative - 1 May 2015
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13 June 2022Lorraine MonaGisborne NZResearcher
01 May 2015AndreaNew ZealandOther Relative

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