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Raukura Ngatoro

Tetahi uri o Hunaara

Raukura Ngatoro

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raukura AWMM
  • Surname
    Ngatoro AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39758 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1906 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 October 2022 -
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Pera and Teotah Ngatoro, of Te Araroa Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 October 2022 -
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Puropuro, Waipawa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Totahi Raukura (mother), Te Awa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Widowed AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39758 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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  • Raukura Ngatoro was th son of Pera and Teotah Ngatoro, of Te Araroa, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    9 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Advice has been received by their next of kin that Privates I. Puketapu, R. Ngatoro, C. Fox and G Hooper have been killed in action in the Libyan campaign. Privates Puketapu, Ngatoro, and Fox went away with the Maori Battalion and all escaped from Greece and Crete. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 1 August 2023 - TE ARAROA NEWS
  • Memorial name
    Alamein Memorial
    Column 104.
    Egypt Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 15 September 2022 -
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM

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  • This man was my Grandfather and namesake. Hoping to visit his last resting place one day. Moe mai koe e toku tipuna. Moe mai i roto i te aroha, nga roimata me te ngakau o to mokopuna ingoa.
    Public - Raukura - Other Relative - 23 January 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
01 August 2023Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher
22 April 2016raukuramaungaroa new zealandDirect descendant

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