Richard Patuaka

Richard Tame Tima
Date of death

World War 2

Serial No
Address on enlistment
Kuku, Ohau
Next of kin
Mrs Kuia Patuaka, Kuku, Ohau

Service information from attestation form courtesy of Diane Taylor

Rank at discharge: Private
Served: 4 Years 86 days
Overseas from 10 Dec 1942 – 30 Sep 1945
Medals include the Africa Star and Italy Star

Born: Wairau, South Island
Date of Birth: June 25th 1920 (NB: Correct birth date is 14th February 1923)

Father: Dick Patuaka
Mother: Queenie Patuaka
Maiden surname: Macdonald
Parents born: Father - Palmertson North.  Mother: Blenheim

Trade or calling: Farmer (on Registration form for Active Service he put Labourer)
Address in New Zealand: Kuku, Ohau
Next of kin mother: Mrs. Kuia Patuaka, Kuku, Ohau
Last Employer: Mr. William Bowling, Manakau
Qualifications: Certificate of Proficiency
Single no dependants
No previous military service
Never been medically examined for service.
Willing to be vaccinated: Yes
Willing to serve within and beyond NZ: Yes
Arm of service preferred: Transport Maori Battn
Religion: Catholic

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