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Henry Taiuru

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

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

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Taiuru AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    65389 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 Waitara, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs P. Taiuru (mother), Waitara, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65389 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Moroati and Paretauhanga Taiuru of Rata. AWMM
    • My father is Henare Taiuru Potaka. He was born the same month this man my grand uncle passed away 27 March 1943. My father was born 25 March 1945. He was named after him in respect of his service to this country. Public - Audra Moana Potaka - Direct descendant - 26 April 2019 - Family Oral History.

      My grandfather named his son after his this man. H Taiuru is my Grandfather's first cousin.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM X. F. 15. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 April 2019Audra Moana PotakaWaitaraDirect descendant

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