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Renata Numia Rangi

Plaque on the Te Karaka War Memorial gates remembering those who gave their lives in World War II, N. Rangi to Te R. Brown. Image kindly provided by John Halpin, CC BY John Halpin 2009.

Plaque on the Te Karaka War Memorial gates remembering those who gave their lives in World War II, N …

Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Taneatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W. Rangi (father), Ruatoki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25996 AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Renata Rangi was the son of Wharetini Rangi and Mumia Rangi, Ruatoki.

    His father served in World War II. He was Rev. Capt. Wharetini Rangi, 28 (Maori) Battalion.

    His brother 62689 Lance Corporal Teua Numia Rangi was killed in action on 24 December 1943. He was a brother of Wiremum Patara Rangi. AWMM

Death

About death

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Memorials

Memorial

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    Te Karaka War Memorial, corner of Main and Station Roads, Te Karaka, Gisborne AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 392 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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18 October 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher

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