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Graham Tautari

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Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin

Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Graham AWMM
  • Surname
    Tautari AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62781 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1916 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Kamo P.O., Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S. Taurere (sister), Waiomio, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    62781 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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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  • Graham Tautari was the son of Mange and Heni Tautari (nee Matiu) of Waiomio, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM VI. D. 10. 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
    • Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum AWMM
    • Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum, Memorial Plaque WW2 AWMM
    • Kawakawa District War Memorial, Kawakawa and Districts War Memorial Domain AWMM
    • 29 Albert Street, Kawakawa, Bay of Islands AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • I was honored to see my tupuna here for us all to remember.
    Public - Manaia - Other relative - 16 July 2016
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  • It was a special moment to learn about another tupuna of mine who risked his life for his country.
    Public - Puspa Waiata - Other relative - 16 July 2016
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  • To Graham Tautari, my father's uncle, born at Mohinui, Waiomio. At rest on foreign soil. Takoto mai i runga i te aroha o te Ariki.
    Public - Rowan - Other relative - 20 September 2015
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  • In rememberance of my Great Uncle Private Graham Tautari who died while defending our country of New Zealand in the War between 1939-1945.... WE SHALL REMEMBER LEST WE FORGET
    Public - Lorraine Denise - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 345 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 June 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
16 July 2016ManaiaWhananakiOther relative
16 July 2016Puspa WaiataWaiomioOther relative
20 September 2015Rowan WhananakiOther relative
25 April 2015Lorraine DeniseTaurangaOther Relative

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