World War 2
Address on enlistment
Waikiekie, Northland, New Zealand
Whanaunga tino tata i te wā o te kuhunga
Mrs P. Puru (mother), Rawhiti, Northland, New Zealand
Tutanekai Puru joined the army using his brother's name and birth certificate, because he was too young to enlist. His brother's name was Taute Puru, but this has been mis-spelt on historic records as Toute Puru.