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James Tuhiwai

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Tuhiwai AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jim AWMM
  • Service number
    6138 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 February 1910 AWMM Tolaga BayGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr T. Tuhiwai (father), Tolaga Bay, 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
    6138 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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Tuhiwai was the son of Tamati Tuhiwai and of Mereana Tuhiwai (nee Thatcher), of Tolago Bay.

    He was one of the first Maori to be selected for Sandhurst. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 June 1942 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM VIII. G. 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
    • Also appears on the Hinemaurea Marae (Mangatuna) memorial gates. Public - Ngaio - 14 February 2020 - Hinemaurea marae memorial gates, NZ History website.

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  • Remembered with respect
    Public - Vicki - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017
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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. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 189 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
18 October 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
14 February 2020NgaioWellington, New ZealandOther
25 April 2017VickiTimaru NZDirect descendant

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