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Edward Kohi Delamere

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Headstone, Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyrig …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Kohi AWMM
  • Surname
    Delamere AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62661 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1918 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Omaio, Te Kaha Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/edward-kohi-delamere
  • Birth notes
    Son of Paul and Hannah Delamere, of Omaio, Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/edward-kohi-delamere
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Omaio, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr P. Delamere (father), Omaio, Opotiki, 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
    62661 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
  • 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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  • Edward Delamere was the son of Paul and Hannah Delamere of Omaio. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya AWMM 7.O.3 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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 93 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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19 October 2022Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher

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