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Te Whanau Kangaro Kitepo Kaui

  • Service number
    802013 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Bronco Kaui AWMM
    • Gangaro AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa & Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e!
    28 (Maori) Battalion, C Company Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa & Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e!
  • War
Portrait from The Weekly News; 11 October 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 11 October 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Te Whanau Kangaro Kitepo AWMM
  • Surname
    Kaui AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bronco Kaui AWMM
    • Gangaro AWMM
  • Service number
    802013 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 Ngawaiwera Hienga KAUI and Heneti Kaui, of MANGATUNA Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 25 November 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/te-whanau-kangaro-kitepo-kaui
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Pera (uncle), Maungatuna, Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Legally Separated AWMM
    • husband of Milli Matekai Kaui Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 25 November 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/te-whanau-kangaro-kitepo-kaui

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa & Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e!
    28 (Maori) Battalion, C Company Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa & Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e!

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Kitepo Kaui was the son of Ngawaiwera Hienga Kaui and Heneti Kaui, of Mangatuna; husband of Milli Matekai Kaui, of Tokomaru Bay.

    Name misspelt in the Nominal Roll as Gangaro. Name recorded as Bronco Kaui in Soutar (2008)

    Identified as B and C Company (Soutar, 2008) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 August 1944 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Florence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VII. A. 3. 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

Roll of Honour

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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
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      1944 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 103 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
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.103 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Ko te Reo Huringa Tau o te Ope Maori Tuarua, i noho ki Remuera, Ohaeawai, 1942-43: The Anniversary Magazine of the Second Maori Battalion, Remuera, Ohaeawai 1942-1943. Patrick Smyth Papers, MS-2002-147, Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of Members of the 2nd Maori Battalion, 26th January 1943. Part of the 2nd Maori Battalion Anniversary Magazine. (MS-2002-147). Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 November 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
08 December 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
30 September 2018Ngaio Wellington New Zealand Other relative

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