Manuera Atama


World War 2

Serial No
Address on enlistment
Pawarenga, North Auckland, New Zealand
Next of kin
Mrs P. Atama (mother), Pawarenga, North Auckland, New Zealand

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In The Evening Post, on Thursday, 29 May 1941, Manuera Atama is among those men listed as 'Missing'. The report is titled: Roll of Honour - More NZEF Casualties Missing Now Total 1664 A total of 1664 officers, non-commissioned officers and men of the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force has now been reported missing since the beginning of the week.  Last nights list contained 297 names of missing men and another list issued today contained 230 names... Click here to view full page. On Monday, 30 June 1941 in The Evening Post, Manuera is listed under the following heading:Prisoners of War Geneva confirms the following officially reported Prisoners of War, in Greece, previously reported missing. Atama, Manuera, Pte.  Mrs Pirima Atama, Pawarenga (m).  Click here to view full page.On Thursday, 7 June 1945, in The Evening Post, news comes through that Manuera is 'Reported Safe'.  Click here to view full page.