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Percy Davis

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percy AWMM
  • Surname
    Davis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    812606 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
    Kaitaia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr T. Davis (brother), Para Para R.D., Kaitaia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    812606 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Rutene Davis and Kararaina Davis, of Kaitaia. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 December 1944 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Faenza War Cemetery, Italy AWMM III. F. 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Mangonui (Cenotaph) War Memorial, Mangonui, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mangonui War Memorial Hall, Mangonui, Northland, New Zealand AWMM

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  • I am the granddaughter of Percy's brother whom he went to war with I believe. Known to his family as Dan Rutene who on his return from the War some time after married my grandmother Polly Rutene and resided in Motukiore where he passed over 20 years ago. He was very loved.
    I would love to hear from any whanau about the Whakapapa of my grandfather....
    Public - Julia - Other relative - 9 February 2018
  • I am the Granddaughter of Percy's Sister Katarina (Kath) Poharama Nee Rewiti. I am in the New Zealand Air Force stationed in Auckland..the Email Address is My Aunt's as I have none at the moment .
    Public - India - Other Relative - 26 April 2015

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. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 25 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

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09 February 2018JuliaRD1 OkaihauOther relative
26 April 2015IndiaAucklandOther Relative
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