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Richard David Hayes

  • Nama hōia
    17526 AWMM
  • Ingoa kārangaranga
    Danny AWMM
  • Te Ope o Tū / te peka
    Army AWMM
  • Te tūnga whakamutunga
  • Pakanga


  • Taitara
  • Ngā ingoa tuatahi
    Richard David AWMM
  • Ingoa whānau
    Hayes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Ingoa kārangaranga
    Danny AWMM
  • Nama hōia
    17526 AWMM
  • Ira tangata
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Pono

Tauoranga kirirarau

Te whānautanga

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  • Whānautanga mai
  • Rā i whānau mai ai
  • Wāhi Whānau
  • Tuhinga mō te whānautanga
  • Wāhi noho i mua i te whakaurunga
    Unknown AWMM 50 Cook Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Mahi whai muri i te pakanga
  • Uri kiritahi i te wā o te ekenga waka
    Mrs M.E. Hayes (mother), 17 Baker Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Mēnā he hoa rangatira tōna
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Ope taua

Ngā pakanga me ngā whawhai

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Ngā tohu taumata rau ope taua

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  • Mētara me ngā Tohu

Te Whakangungu me te Urunga atu

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Te maha o ngā ekenga waka

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Mauhere o te pakanga

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  • Kia mau ki ngā taipitopito
    • WW2 POW - P.G. 85, Tuturano AWMM
      28 Hakihea 1942 AWMM
    • WW2
      28 Hakihea 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-C, Kunau Kzz Sprottau/Sagan, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Ngā rā i mauherehia ai
  • Rā i puta ai
  • Te rā i whakahokia atu ngā hōia i mauherehia ai
  • Ngā kōrero mō te puta i te mauhere pakanga
  • Nama motuhake mō te mauhere pakanga
    WWII 3450 AWMM

Whakapapa hauora

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  • Tuhinga hauora

Te tūnga whakamutunga e mōhiotia ana

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  • Te tūnga whakamutunga

Kōrero taurongo

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  • A letter written by Danny Hayes to his sister Ada, dated 7 April 1943, reads: "Dear Sister Ada, Here we are again with little to tell but things seem to be going along most satisfactorily, hope they are the same at home, as for me I am fit. Have you heard from Vince, a lot of the boys here know him, that were left behind in Greece, anyhow I can assure all are OK, though some have not had any mail for two years so you can see we crave news. The yaike is grouse but not like Haikamete for us luckily. I think every soldier of every nationality will be pleased when this is all over. How is all the folks back home, and mum is still doing fine I'm sure, Vince and me will be glad to see her again and all of you, no matter what the changes may be. Hows the boy doing at the fishing, we haven't had any for ages by the way it was the topic of our talk last night, we always make our own fun, New Zealanders are prominent. Say goodbye for now dear, write when I can. Love to mum and all. See you soon, maybe a year. Love always Danny." (Note the spelling of: yaike, grouse, Haikamete are as they appeared in the original letter.)

    A letter from Captain Keith Ferguson (Paddy) McLauchlan (2257) to Danny Hayes' mother, dated 16 March 1943, reads: "'Dear Mrs Hayes

    I feel quite mean about not having written [ ] this but it was only because of the fact that I was not my wish to build up a hope within you and then only to have it broken at some later date. My own mother had to suffer this way through a company commander writing to tell her news of my brother who was killed in '41. Your son 'Danny' has now been officially notified as a prisoner of war and this is how it happened. On the 29th December 1942 we were patrolling in enemy territory and we were unfortunately ambushed by German armoured cars. The truck upon which your son was travelling was taken intact but the blessing is that not one of the personnel was hurt. Danny was the gunner on the truck and was everybody's favourite because of his every present smile and good nature even though the business of the moment be grim. It is with genuine regret that I have to write to tell you that it was whilst under my leadership that this unfortunate business occurred. I hope you are hearing regularly from Danny. He will be an inspiration to his three mates I am sure. Very sincerely Paddy McLauchlan OC R.I. Patrol Middle East Forces"

    Known as Danny AWMM
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  • Pakeke i te matenga
  • Wāhi Mate
  • Te momo matenga
  • Tuhipoka mō te matenga
  • Urupā
  • Ingoa o te urupā
  • Tohutoro kōhatu urupā
  • Pānui Matenga
  • Ingoa maumaharatanga
  • Tohutoro maumaharatanga

Ngā maumaharatanga


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  • Ingoa maumaharatanga

Rārangi Ingoa Whai Hōnore

Maumahara Richard David Hayes mā te whakatakoto i te papi

Waiho atu he tuhinga

Waiho atu he poroporoaki, he maumaharatanga ki a Richard David Hayes

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Ngā mātāwai

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  • Hononga ki waho
  • Ngā tuhinga
    • L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. Long Range Desert Group (N.Z. Association). Auckland Museum EPH-W2-11-27. AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. Long Range Desert Group (N.Z. Association). Auckland Museum EPH-W2-11-27. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • 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 153 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • O'Carroll, B. (2000). The Kiwi scorpions : the story of the New Zealanders in the Long Range Desert Group. Devon, England: Token Publishing. AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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