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Wiremu Parata

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wiremu AWMM
  • Surname
    Parata AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    67444 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1920 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - Estimated
  • Place of birth
    East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - Estimated
  • Birth notes
    Son of Mr. and Mrs. Rota Parata, of Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/wiremu-parata
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. Parata (mother), Tokomaru Bay, 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
    67444 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wiremu Parata was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rota Parata, of Tokomaru Bay, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 November 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM I. H. 17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Tokomaru Bay War Memorial
    Tokomaru Bay Memorial Gates
    Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 163 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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