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Raurau Taare

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raurau AWMM
  • Surname
    Taare AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Rewai Waimarama Taare AWMM
  • Service number
    802208 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 Tikitiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss T. Taare (aunt), Tikitiki, 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
    802208 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Rewai Taare was the son of Hihi Taare and of Tawhai Taare (nee Temaro), of Rangitukia, New Zealand; nephew of Tai Taare, of Rangitukia. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 September 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM VIII. E. 18. 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

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Raurau Taare

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  • Much love for the grand uncle who died so young, stories my mother tells us about you still brings tears to her eyes, Her last memories of you on your horse saying goodbye to her and her crying because she wanted to go with you. I know she will be thinking of her beautiful uncle Rau tomorrow as she watches the ANZAC march. You will never be forgotten such a brave young man always in our hearts.
    Public - Jaquiline - Other Relative - 24 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 124 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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24 April 2015JaquilineTaraOther Relative
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