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Wi Kingi

Headstone, Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyrig …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wi AWMM
  • Surname
    Kingi AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39134 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1910 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 18 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/wi-kingi
  • Place of birth
    Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 18 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/wi-kingi
  • Birth notes
    Son of Kaipaka Kingi and Heni Teawanui Kingi, of Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 18 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/wi-kingi
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.W. Kingi (wife), Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    • Husband of Mere Whaki, of Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 18 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/wi-kingi

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39134 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wi Kingi was the son of Kaipaka Kingi and Heni Teawanui Kingi, of Tolaga Bay, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Mere Whaki, of Tolaga Bay. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM X. C. 24. 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
    • Gisborne First World War Memorial, The Esplanade, Kaiti, Gisborne AWMM

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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 103 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

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10 February 2024Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher

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