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Rukutai Haddon

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rukutai AWMM
  • Surname
    Haddon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 65168 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Te Arawa AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 C/o Weir & Kenny, National Park, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr C. Haddon, Manunui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 65168 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
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Rukutai Haddon was the son of Charles and Ngaamo Haddon, of Manunui, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Manunui is a small settlement some 7 km South of Taumarunui on State Highway 4. It is in the King Country, not Auckland. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 23 November 2020 - research

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 March 1944 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI. H. 3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Taumarunui War Memorial Hall, Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui, King Country, New Zealand. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 23 November 2020 - research

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  • Rukutai Haddon is Charlie Haddon's son, my grandfather, he also a step son to Kaa Kapu, my grandmother. Though I never knew Rukutai, one day I would like to pay my respects at his graveside Casino, Italy, on behalf of all his relatives, RIP.
    Public - Alex Kira - Other relative - 23 April 2018
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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 142 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

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 November 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
23 April 2018Alex KiraWhangareiOther relative

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