Mavroneri Gorge - A Coy Pits Looking Across to German Approach Route

Te Toanga Tu a Jack Tainui - Mavroneri Gorge, Greece. 14 April 41.

TAINUI John. 7625 Corporal. (Little River), KIA 15 Dec 1941 at Gazala.

MM (Military Medal) for Courage and Good Fighting Qualities in Action at Petras Pass, Greece 1941
At Petras Pass on the 16th April 1941 when the enemy attacked Cpl Tainui went out to meet the forward elements in front of his position and it is known that he accounted for three of the enemy scouts. Later when another part of his coy were in difficulties he secured permission to go to their assistance, and did so without regard for his own personal safety.

 

 

 

 

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Mūrau a Mokowaa. Kare he Aukatinga.

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Submitted by Mokowaa on Tue, 06/10/2015 - 23:48

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