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Donald Tapuke

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Donald AWMM
  • Surname
    Tapuke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Puke AWMM
  • Service number
    802150 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 Bell Block, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr R. Puke (father), Bell Block, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    802150 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Richmond Puke and of Jane Puke (nee Skipper), of Bell Block, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 March 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI. F. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • Moe mai ra Uncle Donald I roto I te kopu whenua I Casino, Italy.
    Public - Kelvin Retimana - Other relative - 25 April 2020
  • Donald Tapuke was very young when he died. He was very brave. I wish I could have known him. RIP
    Public - JOSHUA - Other Relative - 30 August 2015

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. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 158 AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020Kelvin Retimana Rotorua, New Zealand Other relative
30 August 2015JOSHUAAUCKLAND,NEWZEALANDOther Relative
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