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Paora Te Kani

Headstone, Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Paora AWMM
  • Surname
    Te Kani AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 39724 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
    WW2 Ruatahuna, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs K. Te Kani (mother), Houpoto Post-office, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 39724 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Koraurau Te Kani and Tangiwai Te Kani, of Opotiki, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM VII. A. 4 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

Roll of Honour

Remember Paora Te Kani by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Paora Te Kani

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  • E taku whatukura, e kore mātou ko tō whānau e wareware i a koe.
    Ahakoa kua hinga koe i tāwāhi kei konei tonu mātou e noho mokemoke ana.

    Aroha nui
    Nā te whānau Te Kani
    Tauranga Moana, Te Whānau ā Apanui, Te Whakatōhea
    Public - Ria - Other relative - 25 April 2018

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. 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 182 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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