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Renata Matengaro Wanoa

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  W_006. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel W_006. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
    Lance Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 December 2015 - http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/soldier/renata-matengaro-wanoa
  • Forenames
    Renata Matengaro AWMM
  • Surname
    Wanoa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Matengaroa AWMM
    • AKA Whaiora Wanoa and Rusty Wanoa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 December 2015 - http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/soldier/renata-matengaro-wanoa
  • Service number
    39178 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 Potaka, Hick's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Taha Wanoa (father), Hick's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39178 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
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • WW2 POW - PG 57, Gruppignano, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria POW Deaths (R25405152)
    • Lance Renata Matengaro Wanoa died April 23, 1944 in a POW camp Stalag VIII B 344 - near Lamsdorf (Ła Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 January 2016 - Research
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    • 23 April 1944 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Tuberculosis meningitis. Lazarett Lansdorf. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Renata Wanoa was the son of T. Wanoa and Rankura Wanoa, of Potaka, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Name appears as Matengaro in Nominal Rolls, as Matengaroa in other references AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 April 1944 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery, Poland AWMM 1A. B. 12. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Lance Renata Matengaro Wanoa died April 23, 1944 in a POW camp Stalag VIII B 344 - near Lamsdorf (Łambinowice) in Silesia. Krakow cemetery lies with the British Commonwealth, he was only 26 years old. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 December 2015 - http://projektanzac.blogspot.co.nz/
  • Memorial name
    Hinerupe Marae War Memorial, Te Araroa
    Hinepare Marae War Memorial, Rangitukia
    Gisborne's War Memori Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 December 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • 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 194 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM

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01 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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