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Michael Mahuika

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Gisborne Roll of Honour, World War II. Harrison to R. Ngatoro. Image kindly provided by John Halpin, CC BY John Halpin 2009.

Gisborne Roll of Honour, World War II. Harrison to R. Ngatoro. Image kindly provided by John Halpin, …

Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1919 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Whakawhitira, Tikitiki, East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Research
  • Birth notes
    the son of Hamana Mahuika and Hemoata Kaui Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Whakawhitira, Ruatoria, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H. Mahuika (father), Whakawhitira, Ruatoria, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    62600 AWMM
  • Military service
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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
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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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  • Michael Mahuika was the son of Hamana Mahuika and Hemoata Mahuika, of Tikitiki, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 2. G. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
    RUATORIA MAN’S DEATH 16 MEN WOUNDED (P.A.) WELLINGTON, this day. One East Coast soldier who died from sickness appears in the latest N.Z.E.F. casualty list. He is: Died of Sickness: MAHUIKA, Pte. Michael. Father: Mr H. Mahuika, Ruatoria. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 July 2023 - GISBORNE HERALD, VOLUME LXIX, ISSUE 20869, 22 AUGUST 1942, PAGE 2
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  • 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
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • 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 233 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

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 October 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher
28 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
31 March 2015Craig Auckland New ZealandOther Relative

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