- Joined: July 27, 2009, 2:26 pmName:Te Awhi o Te Rangi Manahi
Last Active: February 24, 2013, 12:07 am
Update 17 Jan 2011:
We had very little information about our Grand Uncle Dennis before we placed our first entry on his Battalion web page on the 30 July 2009. His parents and all his siblings had died and we didn't know where to start. Now when we look at Uncle Dennis' photos and read about him - it's like he has just walked in the door...like he actually did come home from the war and is telling us his story.
In searching, I found an N.Z.E.F. Roll of Honour with his name on it in The Evening Post. I realised that there was a huge amount of information in The Evening Post newspaper about our 28th Maori Battalion soldiers, so I thought I could help others by going through the papers from 1939 - 1945 and adding a comment on a soldier's page with links to articles where he is mentioned.
I hope this fills in some gaps for whanau looking for additional information.
"Look to the rock from which you were cut and to the quarry from which you were hewn."
- Te Awhi
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Comments I've posted:
Comment Related Memory Replies Updated 'Te Karere' magazine tribute, 1942 "The Spirit of the Bayonet" by Pte Eruera Dennis Hamon - C Company 1941 3 12 weeks 4 days ago There is another photo... Eruera Dennis Hamon 9 12 weeks 4 days ago Tame and Dennis E. D. Hamon and T. Tangohau - Cairo, Egypt August 1941 2 24 weeks 12 hours ago Beautiful and contemplative... Carol 'Silent Night', 1942 3 24 weeks 3 days ago Pte T. E. Duncan displayed courage and initiative Thomas England Duncan 4 1 year 2 weeks ago T. E. Duncan: listed among the wounded, 1941 Thomas England Duncan 4 1 year 2 weeks ago The Bravery of Private Duncan Thomas England Duncan 4 1 year 2 weeks ago Maori named it "Second Hell" 600 feet at Takrouna - a comparison familiar to B Company 1 1 year 3 weeks ago Thank you Dawn... Peno Te Haate 8 1 year 1 week ago Beautiful words in a soldier's diary - 1943 E V Hayward personal diary 1942-new years eve 43 1 2 years 12 weeks ago
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