Ned Rako AWMM
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Unknown AWMM Pakotai, New Zealand AWMM
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Mr P. Kelly (brother), Pakotai, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 21 Feb 1944-31 March 1944 AWMM Single AWMM
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Ned Rako Kelly was the son of Erihapeti N. Kelly and Neri Kelly of Pakotai, Auckland, New Zealand.
He was one of five Kelly brothers who enlisted in 28 the Maori Battalion; Ned (801626), John (801700), Marshall (8834), Thomas (8857) and William. AWMM
12 April 1944 AWMM
Age 21 AWMM Australia AWMM
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Perth War Cemetery and Annex, Smyth Road, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia AWMM N.C.6. AWMM
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E Kore Tatou e Wareware i a Koe Koro.
Public - Moko - 12 March 2020
Lest We Forget. My wife Donna and I were privileged to visit Uncle Ned's resting place in the Perth War Cemetery, Australia, on Tuesday,
Public - Wayne - Direct descendant - 25 April 2019
23rd April, 2019. This also fulfilled a promise I made to Mum, Violet, and all the Whanau. Rest in peace UncleWayne Williams.
always remembered. We know you were murdered in Australia and did not die in action. We hope to bring you home soon Uncle, where you can be with your Brothers and family.
Public - Edith - Direct descendant - 16 February 2019
Always Remembered, Edith
, Skye, Ebony, Cecilia, Tiana, Xaviana, Shandelle
Public - edith - Direct descendant - 25 April 2016
- Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
- Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
WW2 13: WW2 66 AWMM
- The Evening Post AWMM
Evening Post, 29 June 1944, p. 4. AWMM
- Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
|12 March 2020||Moko||Te Urunga o Te Ra||Other||
|25 April 2019||Wayne||Gold Coast.Australia||Direct descendant||
|16 February 2019||Edith||Whangarei||Direct descendant||
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