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Christopher Harris

Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, World War 2 Roll of Honour, names: Arona - Moa (supplied by G.A. Fortune in 2008.) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, World War 2 Roll of Honour, names: Arona - Moa (supplied by …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Christopher AWMM
  • Surname
    Harris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62729 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    • Iwi Māori AWMM
    • Te Rarawa, Ngapuhi Public - Paul - Other relative - 8 July 2020 - Hapu history
  • Hapū
    Ngai Tupoto Public - Paul - Other relative - 8 July 2020 - Hapu history
  • Waka
  • Rohe
    Hokianga Public - Paul - Other relative - 8 July 2020 - Hapu history
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Motukaraka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Harris (wife), Motukaraka, Hokianga, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    62729 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    KaikoheNorthland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Christopher was form Motukaraka, Hokianga area - He was killed in action 1942 in Egypt -- he was a member of the New Zealand Infantry, 28 (Maori) Battalion -- If you have any information on this person or family PLEASE make contact with me -- Many thanks
    Public - Leonard Harris - Researcher - 29 June 2016
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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 148 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
08 July 2020PaulRaweneOther relative
29 June 2016Leonard HarrisNew ZealandResearcher

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