Wireti Pari Kereti Takarangi

Ingoa whānau
Takarangi
Ingoa tuatahi
Wireti Pari Kereti
Date of death
20-Apr-43
Place of death
Tunisia

Pakanga Tuarua

Tau Rangatū
65162
Tūnga
Private
Address on enlistment
C/o Commercial Hotel, Shortland Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Whanaunga tino tata i te wā o te kuhunga
Mr M.K. Takarangi (father), 18 Wikitoria Road, Putiki, Wanganui, New Zealand

Takupu (2)

In The Evening Post on Wednesday, 26 March 1941 is the following article: After being a member of the 1st Pioneer Training Battalion of the A.I.F. for ten months, Private W. P. K. Takarangi, Wanganui, has arrived in Auckland from Australia to join the Maori Battalion, states a Press Association message. He left New Zealand two years ago for the Scout jamboree and has since been working in various Australian States. He considers himself fortunate to be allowed to transfer to the New Zealand Forces. The Evening Post,  26 March 1941.  URL: http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

WIRETI PARI KERETI TAKARANGI NX32032 SERVICE AUSTRALIAN ARMY DATE OF BIRTH 13 JUNE 1915 PLACE OF BIRTH OHAKUNE, N Z DATE OF ENLISTMENT 14 JUNE 1940 LOCALITY ON ENLISTMENT WAHROONGA, NSW PLACE OF ENLISTMENT PADDINGTON, NSW NEXT OF KIN TAKARANGI, METE DATE OF DISCHARGE 11 MARCH 1941 POSTING AT DISCHARGE 2/3 PIONEER BATTALION