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Rahoroi Kaiaotea Tahuriorangi

Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2), War Memorial Park names Ingram - Sullivan, T. (Photo G.A. Fortune 1999) - Image has All Rights Reserved
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Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 74 Boulcott Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Wi Tahuriorangi (father), Mourea, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Contractor/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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  • Rahoroi Tahuriorangi was the son of Kaiaotea Tahuriorangi and Hinehaka Tahuriorangi, of Mourea, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 June 1941 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM K. 44. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2) AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • I didn't know this Uncle but if he was anything like my mum and her sisters and brother then he would have been a very gentle man. Rip uncle Rahoroi Kaiaotea Tahuriorangi.....xx
    Public - June Takare - Direct descendant - 6 August 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • 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 180 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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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
06 August 2016June TakareRotoruaDirect descendant
07 November 2015Tutepakiohewa Sarah EperePukekohe New ZealandDirect descendant
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