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Wiremu Pomare Paku

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Biography for Wiremu Pamare Paku. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Na - Py. Archives New Zealand (R17845614-0271). CC-BY 2.0.

Biography for Wiremu Pamare Paku. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Person …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wiremu Pomare AWMM
  • Surname
    Paku AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Waremu AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ443515 AWMM
    • WWII 443515 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1924 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr P.H. Paku (father), Ngamahanga Homestead, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Father: Mr. Pita Hore Paku, Noamahanga P 13, Masterton AWMM
    • WW2 Father: Mr. Pita Hore Paku of Masterton AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ443515 AWMM
    • WWII 443515 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Armourer (Under Training)/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845614)
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 3 Sick & Wounded Section Martyn names as Southern Non-Effective Pool

    Attended Te Aute College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845614)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1945 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Homewood Maori Cemetery, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Roll of Honour, Air casualties: Evening Post, Volume CXL, Issue 87, 10 October 1945, Page 8 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • References
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 2 p. 366; vol. 3 p. 381 AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
      Roll of Honour, Air casualties: Volume CXL, Issue 87, 10 October 1945, Page 8 AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Na - Py. Archives New Zealand (R17845614) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM

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