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Manu Kuru Te Rore

Roll of Honour WW2, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville (photo Ivan Conlon, 2012) - This image may be subject to copyright

Roll of Honour WW2, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville (photo Ivan Conlon, 2012) - This image may be su …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Manu Kuru AWMM
  • Surname
    Te Rore AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39488 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 Kaihu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mererina Te Rore (mother), Kaihu, Dargaville, 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
    39488 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
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Manu Te Rore was the son of Raniera Te Rore Taoho and Mererina Te Rore Taoho, of Kaihu, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Manu Kuuru Te Rore was an elder brother to my grandfather Pa Lovey aka Turoro John Te Rore, and my eldest brother Manu Kuuru Bert Te Rore was also named for him. Moe mai ra koutou nga rangatira i roto i te Ariki..."We will remember them..."
    Public - Heidi - Other relative - 25 April 2019
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  • Kia ora. Manu Kuru Te Rore was known as Bert. He was my father's namesake. My father, Manukuuru Bert Te Rore was born in the year that this lovely koroua passed away. He was my grandmother's granduncle.
    Public - Cherie Amiria - 24 June 2017
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  • I am a name sake of Manu Kuuru Te Rore, he is my Grandfathers older brother
    Public - Manu Kuuru Bert - Other Relative - 7 August 2015
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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 183 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 June 2017Cherie AmiriaGisborne, New ZealandOther
07 August 2015Manu Kuuru Bert papakura aucklandOther Relative
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