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Sgt. Donald James King MP (1918 - 1942)

GEDCOM Note ===Donald James King, Sergeant 1382135 61 Sqn, R.A.F Volunteer reserve. Died Wednesday 19 August 1942, age 24. Runnymede memorial. Surrey England. Grave reference, panel 87. The memorial ov...

10/1/2015 5/22/2022

Pte. Apanui Ngamoki MP (1915 - 1940)

Apanui Ngamoki was born at Omaio in the Ōpōtiki region of New Zealand's Bay of Plenty on 16 September 1915. His parents were Te Ara Ngamoki and Matekino Ngamoki (Pita). Apanui served with the 28 (Maori...

5/17/2022 5/17/2022

6/4/2012 5/8/2022

Samuel Henry Faulkner MP (1899 - 1966)

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6/4/2012 5/8/2022

Lieut. Stephen William Simpson MP (1893 - 1915)


Son of Andrew Sloan and Mary Simpson, of Auckland. Attended Auckland Grammar School. Lieutenant in AIR, file number 12/1795. Killed in action, Gallipoli. Sources Cenotaph: New Zealand and World...

4/16/2021 5/8/2022

Clement Wilson was the son of Clement Francis Gacroft Wilson and Nellie Olive Wilson, of Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, New Zealand. WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland. Killed or died ...

5/6/2022 5/6/2022

Cpl. Cedric Russell Leeks MP (1916 - 1943)

Cedric Leeks was the son of Horace Robert and Lillian Rowena Leeks, of Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. World War II: New Zealand Engineers, Divisional Postal Unit. Taken Prisoner of War: WW2 POW -...

8/21/2014 5/6/2022

Flt/Lt. Francis George Keefe MP (1916 - 1945)

On 15 January 1945, No. 14 Squadron RNZAF pilot, Flight Lieutenant Francis George Keefe, was hit by flak while dropping bombs on the Toboi wharf in Simpson Harbour, New Britain. He bailed out of his Co...

12/25/2017 5/6/2022

12/25/2017 5/6/2022

Pte. Eruera Aureretia Tuhoro (1916 - 1994)

"Eruera Armentières Tuhoro | Eru"

Parents, Raniera and Heni had two sons die in the First World War: Eruera Kawhia (16/95) and Potene Tuhoro (16/769). They went on to have two more sons and they named them in memory of the older boys. ...

11/12/2017 4/29/2022

"Pilot-Officer Manawaiti has been in many daring operational sorties as wireless operator-air gunner, and has shown himself keen and reliable. His ability has helped in the success of many missions, wh...

4/28/2022 4/28/2022

Capt. Harold Watkinson (1886 - 1964)

Harold Watkinson was the son of Joseph Watkinson and Sarah Ann Watkinson (Freer). His brother Percy was killed in action at Ypres on 12 October 1917. Another brother, Arthur, died on 2 November 1918 du...

4/25/2022 4/26/2022

Sgt. George Frederick Playfair (1908 - 1996)

"Freddy", "Fred"

6/9/2012 4/24/2022

Tamarangi Taihuka MP (1918 - 1942)

Inscription: 2nd NZEF, 26038 Pte Tamarangi Taihuka, NZ Infantry, died 17 November 1942 aged 24. This record states Tamarangi's parents to be Kitini and Ani Taihuka, of Gisborne, however he is stated...

4/16/2022 4/17/2022

Wi Kingi (1910 - 1943)

WWII 1939 - 1945 Service number: 39134 Armed Force Branch: ARMY Last Rank: Sergeant; 28 (Maori) Battalion Next of kin on embarkation: Mrs M.W. Kingi (wife), Tolaga Bay, New Zealand Biographical: Wi Ki...

3/21/2021 4/15/2022

Wynn Wallace Percy Wilson grew up and was educated in New Plymouth, where his father, Frank Wilson, was the mayor from 1920 to 1927. Throughout his years at New Plymouth Boy's High School he was a keen...

4/15/2022 4/15/2022

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4/3/2022 4/3/2022

Neil Geoffrey Packard (1917 - 1975)

World War II, 1939-1945 Air Force Service Number WWII 405315 RCAF, 32 Service Flying Training School, Moosejaw, Saskatchewan Base Record Course 1: Class 32. Graduation Date: 8/08/1941.

10/4/2017 3/29/2022

Albert Victor Martyn (1918 - 1991)

3/18/2022 3/18/2022

3/1/2022 3/1/2022

2/14/2009 2/28/2022

Sgt. Albert Joseph McNaughton (1919 - 2013)


McNAUGHTON, Albert Joseph (Dick). Service No. 71340, 2nd Exp Force, Sgt, WWII. Peacefully at the age of 94 surrounded by loving family on Wednesday 17 July 2013 at the Hilda Ross Retirement Village, Ha...

12/23/2009 2/20/2022

Algernon Francis Reynish MP (1897 - 1971)


Algernon Francis Reynish returned from war and farmed in Hokitika. However, he lost two brother's in the war. Their names are Thomas Henry Reynish and Roger Crowther Reynish. Another, sibling who serve...

7/19/2011 2/18/2022

Pvt Edgar James Anderson (1908 - 1984)


Service number: WWII 50432 Army 37th (Mixed) Battalion Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force

2/17/2022 2/17/2022

Capt. Alan Cecil Turtill MP (1909 - 1941)

Son of Sergeant Hubert Sydney Turtill, Royal Engineers (killed in action in France, 9th April, 1918), and of Mabel Edith Turtill (nee Hancock) of Takapuna, Auckland, husband of Joan Douglas Turtill (ne...

2/10/2009 2/15/2022

Kenneth Sydney Turtill (1914 - 2000)

Son of Sergeant Hubert Sydney Turtill, Royal Engineers (killed in action in France, 9th April, 1918), and of Mabel Edith Turtill (nee Hancock) of Takapuna, Auckland, husband of Margaret Isobel (nee Upt...

4/22/2018 2/15/2022

Lawrence Kay Reenberg (1916 - 1998)

WW2 Mrs. W. Reenberg, care of New Zealand House, The Strand, London, England (mother). WW2 Gunner/Military Korea Warrant Officer Class 2 Sources Cenotaph:

2/14/2022 2/14/2022

John Reenberg was the son of Kay and Elizabeth Reenberg. Accidental Death. Killed in an aircraft accident during cross country training and bombing practice. 14 February 1942 - Pilot Officer John Regi...

2/14/2022 2/14/2022

Sgt. Trevor Morgan Blakemore MP (1921 - 1942)

Trevor Blakemore was the son of William Henry Blakemore (1881-1949) and Annie Elizabeth Blakemore (nee Campion) (1886-1959), of Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand, who married in New Zealand in 1911. Worl...

2/13/2022 2/13/2022

Sgt. Charles Henry Brandon MP (1918 - 1942)

Charles Brandon was the son of Henry Brandon, and of Ethel Cecilia Brandon (nee North), of Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand. Killed on air operations. Served with 489 Squadron (18 Group - Coastal Comm...

2/13/2022 2/13/2022

W.O.2 Edward Henry Simpson, 81835 (1919 - 2000)


Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Feb 12 2022, 4:58:26 UTC

2/11/2022 2/12/2022

2/11/2022 2/11/2022

2/3/2022 2/3/2022

P/O. Neil Anzac Svenson MP (1916 - 1940)

Neil Svenson was the son of Neil Peter and Annie Svenson, of Wanganui, New Zealand. Member of College Rifles Rugby Football Club. Pilot Officer, Royal Air Force, 77 Squadron. Aircraft: Armstrong Whitwo...

1/31/2022 2/2/2022

Arthur George Fitton (1914 - 1987)

NZ BDM Birth: 1915/2264 Fitton Arthur George Eveline Constance Edwin Death: 1987/37767 Fitton Arthur George 5 December 1914 WARS AND CONFLICTS WAR: World War II, 1939-1945 ARMED FORCE ...

11/21/2017 2/1/2022

Surname: Scott Forename(s): Keriti World War 2 Serial No: 6084 Rank: Private Address on enlistment: Putiki, Wanganui, New Zealand Next of kin: Mrs Heemi Scott (mother), Airport Road, Putiki, Wangan...

1/31/2022 1/31/2022

Robert Fraser Scott (1921 - 1944)

Robert Scott was the son of Robert Richard Irvine Scott and of Ellen Jessie May Scott (nee Fraser), of Gisborne, Auckland, New Zealand WAR: World War II, 1939-1945 CAMPAIGN: Italy ARMED FORCE /...

1/30/2022 1/30/2022

William Strudwick Hawke (1896 - 1973)

"William Sturdwick Hawke"

WAR: World War I, 1914-1918 World War II, 1939-1945 ARMED FORCE / BRANCH: Army SERVICE NUMBER: WWI 27289 WWII 3/17/1463

12/5/2017 1/25/2022

Laurence Charles Hurndell (1922 - 2000)

"Laurie Hurndell"

WAR: World War II, 1939-1945 ARMED FORCE / BRANCH: Navy SERVICE NUMBER: WWII NZD3012 Pekanbaru Death Railway - A Railway on Sumatra Constructed by Prisoners of the Japanese During WWII (1943 - ...

12/5/2017 1/25/2022

Awarded OBE in 1978 for services to the brewing industry and the community. President of the Brewers Association President of the Manufacturers Association in the 1960s and 1970s President of the...

2/13/2011 1/24/2022

James Albert Boyland (1925 - 2015)

James (Jim) was born in on 30 March 1925 and passed away in Taupo on 31 January 2015. Military Service Jim enlisted into the Royal New Zealand Navy on 26 October 1940 when he was 15 and a half year...

9/16/2007 1/24/2022

WAR: World War II, 1939-1945 ARMED FORCE / BRANCH: Army SERVICE NUMBER: 232363

1/22/2022 1/22/2022

Archibald Robert Brooker (1889 - 1969)

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1/22/2022 1/22/2022

Hāmuera Henry Yorke was born at Paihia, Bay of Islands in New Zealand's North Island on 23 February 1919. His parents were James Edward Yorke and Mary Wharenikau York (nee Wikaire) who had married at W...

6/9/2017 1/21/2022

Tpr. Eric Wilfred Phipps (1922 - 1945)

Son of Frederick George Phipps and of Frances June Phipps (nee Newport), of Hope, Nelson, New Zealand; husband of Eleanora Garth Phipps, of Richmond, Nelson. Killed on active service. Sources Cen...

2/20/2015 1/18/2022

William Bremner (father), Drury, New Zealand Mrs E.W. Bremner (wife), Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand Malaria, three months in hospital, discharged Christmas 1918 30 Jul 1942 - Died in a motor vehicle ...

1/18/2022 1/18/2022

WAR: World War II, 1939-1945 ARMED FORCE / BRANCH: Air Force SERVICE NUMBER: NZ429157 WWII 429157

1/17/2022 1/17/2022

WAR: World War II, 1939-1945 CAMPAIGN: Europe (Air) ARMED FORCE / BRANCH: Air Force SERVICE NUMBER: NZ41577 Aircrew Remembered F/O. Gore

1/17/2022 1/17/2022

12/30/2012 1/14/2022

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5/29/2013 1/8/2022

William Norman Bishop (1925 - 2017)


BISHOP, William Norman (Bill). J Force 644146 22 Battalion 2nd NZEF. Born June 27th 1925, passed away peacefully on 9th December 2017, at St John's Hospital, Auckland, aged 92. Dearly loved youngest so...

1/2/2022 1/2/2022

Donald James Tweeddale (1903 - 1994)

SERVICE NUMBER WWII: 34508 ARMED FORCE / BRANCH: Army WAR: World War II, 1939-1945

10/9/2010 1/1/2022

Private James Henry Gray (aft.1906 - 1941)

"Henare Gray; Henare Rangi"

James Henry Gray worked for Ray Cullen on his farm at Kihikihi, a small town located in the Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand. He then went to work for a relation E.J.Cullen at Maungatu...

12/31/2021 12/31/2021

Stuart Alexander Campbell MP (1923 - 1945)

"Stuart Alexander Maireriki Campbell"

Son of John Archibald Campbell and of Teu Campbell (nee Bosini). Brother of Bill, Margaret and Alistair Campbell. Stuart Alexander Maireriki Campbell was born in 1923 on Tongareva, the northernmost ato...

12/27/2021 12/27/2021

Son of Aperahama Wharerau and of Ruima Wharerau née Morunga. Husband of Katie Annie Wharerau. Died of wounds. Buried in Forli War Cemetery, Forli, Provincia di Forli, Emilia-Romagna, Italy ( II, A, 4.)...

4/22/2009 12/19/2021

6/4/2011 12/13/2021

12/13/2021 12/13/2021

Son of James Hargest (9/286 , 31156) kia 1944 and of Marie Henrietta Hargest (22/48) (nee Wilkie), of Rakauhauka, Southland. His brother Peter Miles Hargest (207275) was killed during the Malayan Emerg...

12/9/2021 12/9/2021

James Hargest, generally known as Jim or Jimmy, was born in Gore on 4 September 1891, the son of Mary Prosser and her husband, James Hargest, a labourer. He was educated at Gore and Mandeville schools,...

12/9/2021 12/9/2021

Pte. Robert Retreat Tapsell MP (1917 - 1941)

Robert Tapsell was the son of Kiri and Terehina Tapsell, of Maketu, New Zealand. Killed on Active Service. Sources Cenotaph:

12/24/2014 12/7/2021

Sgt. Malcolm McConnell MP (1894 - 1963)

Among those rescued from the British transport Marquette, torpedoed in the Aegean Sea, on October 23, was Sergt. M. McConnell, of No. 1 New Zealand Stationary Hospital. Sergt. McConnell enlisted from T...

2/4/2017 12/2/2021

Pte. William Alfred Griffin MP (1916 - 1944)

William Alfred Griffin and Althea Roie Lloyd married in New Zealand in 1938 (reg. 1938/14457). Their address was 13 St Benedict Street in Auckland, New Zealand when William signed up during World War I...

12/1/2021 12/1/2021

Dvr. Leslie Raymond Rongowhaata Crapp MP (1913 - 1945)

"Raymond Leslie Crapp"

Born in New Zealand on 20 March 1913 (reg. 1913/7708). Son of Sidney Cecil and Elizabeth Te Poono Crapp; husband of Kathleen Crapp, of Howick, Auckland. Sources Cenotaph:

6/23/2018 11/30/2021

Pte. John Raymond Hunter MP (1922 - 1943)

BEREAVEMENT THANKS. MR. AND MRS. J. HUNTER and family wish to thank all those who so kindly sympathised with them in their recent sad loss. For all letters, sympathy cards, telegrams and telephone mess...

2/26/2018 11/25/2021

Gnr. William Hope Smith MP (1886 - 1918)

William Smith was the son of Georgina Annie and the late Hon. William Cowper Smith, of Waipukurau, New Zealand. Also served at Gallipoli. Gunner in NZFA, file number 11/822. Sources Cenotaph: ...

7/6/2020 11/24/2021

W/O Theo Raymond Scarlett MP (1912 - 1944)

Son of Walter Andrew and Lilian Elsie Scarlett, of Stockton Mine, Nelson. Educated at Karamea District High School. A post-war search by an Australian war graves unit located the aircraft and the bodie...

9/3/2021 11/24/2021

Ralph Atherton Ashton was born in Auckland, New Zealand on 31 March 1921 (reg. 1921/12140). His parents were William Vernon and Edith Emily Ashton, of Henderson, Auckland. Ralph attended Mount Albert G...

11/19/2021 11/19/2021

Pte. Magnus Herbert Koch MP (1904 - 1986)


WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8) Greece, Europe List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8) WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria Sources Cenotaph:

10/21/2017 11/16/2021

James Henry Wright was born at Masterton in New Zealand's North Island on 28 September 1920. His parents were Frederick Henry Wright and Agnes Wright (nee MacDonald) who had married in Wellington in 19...

11/13/2021 11/13/2021

Gnr. Norman Bruce MP (1914 - 1963)

551287 Gnr N.H. Bruce NZ Artillery 2nd NZEF Died 22-4-1963 aged 48 yrs.

8/10/2010 11/7/2021

Son of Alfred Herbert Oliphant Stewart and Sarah Ellen Stewart, of Gisborne; husband of Elsie Dorothea Stewart, of Orakei, Auckland. Sources Cenotaph:

10/14/2012 11/6/2021

Educated at Auckland Grammar School. Gordon Stewart fought in battles at Tempe and Pinios Gorge, Medenine, Cassino, La Romota and Florence. He was wounded on 3 March 1943 when the jeep he was travellin...

3/27/2016 11/6/2021

Nelson Oram (1890 - 1974)

Cenotaph Record: . Service Number: 43534. Likely death registration: (reg. 1974/41673).

11/24/2016 11/6/2021

Cenotaph Record: Safety Foundation. Source: Date: 23-MAY-1942* Time: 03:10 LT* Type: Airspeed Oxford Mk II* Owner/operator: 11 (P) Advanced Flying Unit Royal Air Force (11 (P) AFU RAF)* Registration: P...

7/21/2019 11/5/2021

Sir Angus McMillan Tait KNZM OBE (22 July 1919 – 7 August 2007) was a New Zealand electronics innovator and businessman. Tait had a childhood fascination for electronics and during and after high schoo...

4/27/2016 11/5/2021

Pte. Albert Climo (1912 - 2001)

10/23/2016 11/3/2021

Sir Edward Denis Blundell, GCMG, GCVO, KBE, QSO (29 May 1907 – 24 September 1984) was a New Zealand lawyer, cricketer and diplomat who served as the 12th Governor-General of New Zealand from 1972 to 19...

5/7/2011 11/1/2021

Jack Mincher Flower (1916 - 1980)

Cenotaph: WW2 POW - Crete AWMM* Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)* WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Germany of Christopher John ERLBECKFLOWER, Jack Mincher 2nd cousin once remov...

3/22/2009 11/1/2021

Bob Tizard MP (1924 - 2016)


Robert James Tizard CNZM (7 June 1924 – 28 January 2016) was a Labour politician from New Zealand. He served as the sixth deputy prime minister, the minister of Finance, minister of Health and minister...

10/31/2021 10/31/2021

Allan Robinson (1920 - 2016)

11/8/2019 10/30/2021

Pte. Edward John McGrath MP (1919 - 1941)

Edward John McGrath was born in Wellington, New Zealand, in 1919. His parents were Daniel Edward McGrath and Kathleen Mary Ellen McGrath (nee Nyhane) who married in 1914. Edward worked as a compositor ...

10/20/2021 10/20/2021

Allenby McMaster Stanton (1918 - 2006)

FORENAMES Allenby McMaster AWMM* SURNAME Stanton AWMM* SERVICE NUMBER WWII 49670 AWMM* GENDER Male AWMM==Sources==# Cenotaph: Reference: FamilySearch Genealogy - SmartCopy : Oct 5 2021, 3:21:38 UTC # R...

12/9/2016 10/5/2021

Flg.Sgt. Emil Algernon Gifford (1908 - 1942)


Husband of M.E. Gifford of Dominion Road, Auckland. He received his education at Avondale School and Seddon Memorial Technical College. A keen sportsman, he played Rugby Football, and participated in b...

9/15/2021 9/15/2021

Lieut. Henry Ashton Highet (1892 - 1989)


The P Class was designed in 1923 by Harry Highet and was originally known as the Tauranga Class. Over the years it has grown more sophisticated and has embraced modern technology but it remains more or...

9/12/2021 9/12/2021

Colin Ford Lambert (1912 - 1979)

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1/10/2016 8/23/2021

James Kingston Stellin (1922 - 1944)

Croix de Guerre avec Palme. Son of James Stellin and of Beatrice Hart Stellin (nee Heard), of Lyall Bay, Wellington, New Zealand. Cenotaph: 1944, 22 year-old James Stellin was one of several thousand N...

8/19/2021 8/19/2021

Sgt 391341 Clifford, RNZAF, was the son of Henry and Annette Clifford of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. He died on active service on the 23rd August 1940, age 24. * Cenotaph: .

7/28/2021 7/28/2021

John Kehoe (1924 - 1949)


Born in Wellington, John Kehoe (Jack) had served in the Royal New Zealand Navy during WWII. He married his sweetheart Maureen directly after the War and joined the Traffic Safety Service as a traffic o...

7/21/2021 7/21/2021

AIR FATALITY - SPIN INTO SEA. An airman pilot in training, Leading Aircraftman Arthur Louis Skinner, was killed at Paekakariki this morning, when an aircraft of the Royal New Zealand Air Force flew int...

7/20/2021 7/20/2021

Tauranga Architect: Public Library (combined with Electricity Department building) in Willow Street in Tauranga Bank of New Zealand building in Wharf Street, Tauranga Tauranga Hotel

7/18/2021 7/18/2021

7/10/2021 7/10/2021

7/9/2021 7/9/2021

Fg Off. Derek Charles Gray Clinkard (1915 - 1940)


Derek was born on 19th April 1915, the eldest son of Cecil Henry and Margaret Tessier Clinkard (nee Gray) of Wanganui, New Zealand... In 1921 Derek went to St. John's Hill School in the town. He enroll...

11/16/2017 6/24/2021

Air Cdre. Theodore Jasper McLean Delange, CBE, DFC (1914 - 2005)

"Theodore Jasper Delange (birth record) | de Lange"

"Air Commodore Theodore Jasper Maclean de Lange CBE DFC (born Simla 16 June 1914, died Rotorua 4 July 2005) was a senior officer in the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF). In his career, he served in ...

6/16/2012 6/19/2021

Flying Officer Porokoru Patapu (John/Johnny) Pohe MP (1914 - 1944)

"John", "Johnny"

John Pohe (10 December 1914– 31 March 1944), was a New Zealand Māori Royal New Zealand Air Force officer and bomber pilot who was taken prisoner during the Second World War. Notable for his part in the...

4/19/2020 6/12/2021

40928, Captain then T/Major, New Zealand Medical Corps, 2NZEF

3/12/2016 6/7/2021

Kenneth Nelson Dobson (1918 - 1980)

Kenneth Nelson Dobson and Elizabeth Brenda Candy did not marry. Birth registration # : 1918/24748 DOBSON Kenneth Nelson; Mother Coralie Mary Jean Alberta; Father Henry McCULLAGH Birth registration # : ...

8/31/2020 6/6/2021

Alexander Spence was the son of George and Mary Spence; husband of Margaret Josephine Spence, of Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand. Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna.LEADING ...

5/31/2021 5/31/2021

LCpl. Roy Nicolas Courlander MP (1914 - 1979)


"On ANZAC day New Zealanders remember the heroism and sacrifice of those killed in war, but not all soldiers have legacies worth celebrating. Case in point: Roy Courlander, a NZ Army Private who volunt...

11/18/2015 5/30/2021

Sgt. James John Crawford (1922 - 1999)

ILMO James John Crawford 22-7-1922 - 8-7-1999 Regt. No. 76034 Sgt 5th field Regt. NZ Army WW2 Loved by all.==Sources==# Cenotaph: .

4/28/2020 5/24/2021