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Ruuri Te Pakiorangi Inia

Brave man

Koro Te Pakiorangi Inia

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Ruuri Te Pakiorangi AWMM
    • Pakiorangi Inia Public - Christopher Alexander - Direct descendant - 25 April 2022 - Family History, papers.
  • Surname
    • Inia AWMM
    • Te Ruuri or Ruri Public - Christopher Alexander - Direct descendant - 25 April 2022 - Family History, papers. Koro was born with the whanau name Te Ruuri also known as Ruri. Our Nanny Moehuarahi (Wife of Paki) named the first children born with the whanau name Ruri, then for some reason the second lot took the Koro Paki’s Inia name. By Nanny doing this, overtime the family split in to two.
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Paki AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 811084 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Te Arawa AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs M. Inia (mother), Mourea, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 811084 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Listed on Nominal Roll and Archway as Paki Inia. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    21 August 2001 AWMM
    Age 76 AWMM
    RotoruaBay of Plenty 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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  • External links
  • References
    • 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. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 47 AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2022Christopher Alexander RotoruaDirect descendant
06 May 2015TianaAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative

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