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Hamahona Mervyn Mitchell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hamahona Mervyn AWMM
  • Surname
    Mitchell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    34876 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
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Hamua, Pahiatua, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs D.M. Mitchell (wife), Hamua, Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 Feb 1944-31 March 1944 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    34876 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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Hamahona Mervyn Mitchell was the son of Mrs Tai Mitchell, husband of Doris May Mitchell of Lower Hutt. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 September 1944 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cesena War Cemetery, Italy AWMM V. E. 3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

Remember Hamahona Mervyn Mitchell by laying a poppy.

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Leave a tribute or memory of Hamahona Mervyn Mitchell

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  • My grandmother, Maisie, would always lay a poppy in Bill's memory every ANZAC day. Laying a poppy today to honour them both.
    Public - Laura - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
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  • Very special thoughts today of a wonderful, courageous man. Also, special and dear memories of the great times spent in the Wairarapa with Aunty Maisie and Mervyn after WW2.
    Public - Margaret Carswell - 25 April 2016
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  • His Name Will Live For Evermore In Our Servicemen`s Cemetery at Pahiatua Bryan James President Pahiatua R.S.A. 2015
    Public - BRYAN DAVID - Researcher - 2 June 2015
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  • "E kore koe e koroheketia"..
    Public - Moko - Comrade - 28 January 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record 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 2: WW2 130 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 13: WW2 86 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
02 June 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 April 2020LauraHamilton, New ZealandDirect descendant
25 April 2016Margaret CarswellAuckland, New ZealandOther
02 June 2015BRYAN DAVIDPAHIATUAResearcher
28 January 2015MokoKandaharComrade

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