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Albert Ottley Kani

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Portrait of Private Albert Kani, Auckland Weekly News, 14 October 1942. Sir George Grey Special Collection, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19421014-18-32. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private Albert Kani, Auckland Weekly News, 14 October 1942. Sir George Grey Special Coll …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Ottley AWMM
  • Surname
    Kani AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 62588 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 April 1919 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Gordon Street, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs M. Kani (wife), Hotel Midland, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 62588 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Albert Ottley Kani was the son of Heta and Ngakauri Kani, of Porangahau, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand; husband of Margaret Kani, of Wanganui, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 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 I. G. 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • 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 186 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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