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Rongo Peta

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rongo AWMM
  • Surname
    Peta AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    68100 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    Abt. 1917 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 1 May 2023 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/rongo-peta
  • Place of birth
    BOP / East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 1 May 2023 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/rongo-peta
  • Birth notes
    Son of Wairua and Terewarewa Peta, of Te Kaha Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 1 May 2023 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/rongo-peta
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Kaha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W. Peta (father), Te Kaha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
  • 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 December 1943 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM IX. C. 39. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

Roll of Honour

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  • Thank you 🙏
    Public - Vanessa - Other relative - 23 April 2020
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  • Thank you 🙏
    Public - Vanessa - Other relative - 23 April 2020
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  • My father Tiaki Peta's brother
    Public - Pania - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
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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
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 102 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
    • Ko te Reo Huringa Tau o te Ope Maori Tuarua, i noho ki Remuera, Ohaeawai, 1942-43: The Anniversary Magazine of the Second Maori Battalion, Remuera, Ohaeawai 1942-1943. Patrick Smyth Papers, MS-2002-147, Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of Members of the 2nd Maori Battalion, 26th January 1943. Part of the 2nd Maori Battalion Anniversary Magazine. (MS-2002-147). Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
01 May 2023Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher
14 January 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
23 April 2020VanessaWhakatane NZOther relative
25 April 2015PaniaHamiltonOther Relative

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