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Wi Patene Anaru

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wi Patene AWMM
  • Surname
    Anaru AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    5550 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 February 1905 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Native Department, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Native Department, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr Tiweka Anaru (father), Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr Tiweka Anaru (father), Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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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  • Described as embarking with Main Body in Soutar (2008) and 2nd Echelon on Nominal Roll AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Uncle Wi was my great uncle. He lived out his life in Rotorua and died on 17th January 1968. He was married to Ngaro Horne from Pukehina and had one adopted son, Murray.
    Public - Tiweka - Other Relative - 30 March 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 7 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 4 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM

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30 March 2015TiwekaRotorua New ZealandOther Relative