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Teua Numia Rangi

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Teua Numia AWMM
  • Surname
    Rangi AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Te Ua Numia Rangi AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 62689 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    Abt. 1916 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 18 October 2022 -
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Wharetini Rangi and Rotu Numia Rangi, of Ruatoki, Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 18 October 2022 -
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Ruatoki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs R. Rangi (mother), Ruatoki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 62689 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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Teua Rangi was the son of Wharetini Rangi and Rotu Numia, Ruatoki.

    Teua's father was Rev. Captain Wharetini Rangi who was a Padre in 28 (Maori) Battalion;

    He was the brother of Renata Rangi (28 Maori Battalion); and

    Wiremu Patara Rangi (also 28 Maori Battalion).

    Listed in the Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 as Te Ua N. Rangi AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    24 December 1943 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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

Roll of Honour

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  • E kore e pau nga mihi, e kore hoki koe e warewaretia, ina ko te ingoa e mau tonu nei ki roto i te whanau, e kawea nei e o uri whakaheke, me nga korero ano i tukuna mai e nga papa me nga mama kua wehe atu inaianei. Anei ra te mihi aroha kia koe Teua Numia Rangi, naaku noa na Selwyn Teua Numia Ponika-Rangi, me te mokopuna a Teua i Inumia William Wade.
    Public - Teua Numia Rangi - Direct descendant - 22 October 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 291 AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM


Command item
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 October 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
20 January 2022Ian Banks Taumarunui New ZealandResearcher
22 October 2015Teua Numia RangiAucklandDirect descendant

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