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Rawiri Tamanui Jones

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  J_009. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel J_009. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rawiri Tamanui AWMM
  • Surname
    Jones AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Davy AWMM
  • Service number
    39189 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
    Son of Nepia and Jane Jones, of Tolago Bay, Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 30 April 2023 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/rawiri-tamanui-jones
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Jones (mother), Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39189 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
    WW2 POW - Crete POW Deaths (R25405152)
    Neonkhorion AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    • 20 May 1941 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Neonkhorion. GSW Abdomen - back. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Rawiri John was the son of Nepia and Jane Jones, of Tolaga Bay, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Also known as Davy as recorded in Soutar (2008) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    CreteGreece 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
    • Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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 99 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 April 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher
11 November 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
14 February 2020NgaioWellington, NZOther
23 September 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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