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28th MAORI BATTALION - Facoorey to Frost

Journal by ngairedith

almost 3600 men served overseas with the Maori Battalion 1940-1945
of those, 649 were killed or died of wounds while another 1,712 were wounded. Another 29 died as a result of service following discharge

- read the INTRODUCTION to the 28th MAORI BATTALION

- every soldier of the 28th has further information and photos, where available, at the site: BATTALION ROLL

- many 28th Battalion soldiers used alternative names or were known by both Maori and English versions of their names; these are recorded where known - their address is where they were at time of enlistment

see also 28th MAORI BATTALION on Facebook
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ABRAHAM to AWATERE .. BABBINGTON to BUTLER .. CAIRNS to CURTIS
DANIELS to DYER .. EDMONDS to EVANS .. FACOOREY to FROST
GAGE to GUNSON .. HAAMI to HENARE .. HENDERSON to HUTANA
IHAIA to JURY .. KAA to KEWEN .. KIDWELL to KUTIA
LAMBERT to LUMSDEN .. MAAKA to MAUHENI .. MAUI to MUTU
NAERA to OTIMI .. PAAKA to PAWA .. PEACHEY to PUTARANUI
RAERENGA to REWIRI .. RIA to RYLAND .. SADD to SYLVIA
TAARE to TAYLOR .. Te ANO to TUTU .. UATUKU to VERCOE
WAA to WEBSTER .. WEEPU to YOUNG

* indicates he died for his country
* NOK - next of kin
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FACOOREY, Herbert George Private 62581
- from Te Araroa

FAIRBROTHER, Monty Claude (1907-1997) - Brigadier 7192
- born in Carterton, Wairarapa, a son of Victor Inglis Lytton FAIRBROTHER & Ivy Alicia REVELL. NEXT OF KIN: wife, Helena Constance Fairbrother, Te Awamutu
- served with: 2nd NZ Infantry Brigade, 5th NZ Infantry Brigade, 20th Infantry Battalion, 21st Infantry Battalion, 23rd Infantry Battalion & 28th (Maori) Battalion
- military awards: Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE), Distinguished Service Order (DSO), 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star (8th Army clasp), Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-1945, Mentioned in Despatches (MiD), New Zealand War Service Medal, Coronation Medal 1953, Efficiency Decoration (ED) and Four bars.


FALWASSER, Henry Innes - Lieutenant 39535
- from 20 Bayley Street, New Plymouth

FALWASSER, Dallas Landell - Lance Corporal 804538
- from Bell Block, Taranaki

FARR, Thomas - Private 62582
- from Potara, Hicks Bay

* FARRELL, Robert John - Private 25848
- from Kaunakania, Te Karaka - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert aged 23

FARRELL, Percy - Private 811684
- from Mourea

FAULKNER, George - Private 631209
- from Whakamarama

FENTON, Roy Kerry Turata Rona (unknown rank) 801926
- from Oaonui, Opunake (was a Butcher)

FERRIS, Donald Hari Pohatu - Private 39032
- from P.W.D. Camp, Hurunui Bridge

FERRIS, Christian Kennedy - Private 817771
- from Waitakaro

* FERRIS, Parekura - Private 67409
- from Waitakaro - DIED in Egypt 19-9-1943 aged 24

FERRIS, John - Private 817610 more
- from Ruatoria

* FISHER, Harry - Private 39376
- from Awanui - DIED OF WOUNDS Western Desert 12-7-1942 aged 33

* FISHER, Robert - Private 823196
- from Invercargill - DIED OF WOUDS Italy 22-9-1944 aged 39

FISHER, John Henry - Temporary Corporal 71565
- from 50 Nnith Street, Invercargill

* FISHER, Robert - Private 67615
- from Awanui - DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 24-5-1944

* FISHER, Colin - Private 39317
- from Awanui - KILLED IN ACITON Crete 23-5-1941 aged 26

FISHER, William Beaumont - Major 6166
- from 35 Porangahau Road, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay

FLAVELL, Eric James Private 803071
- from Awapuni-

FOLLETT, William - Private 810382
- from Titoki

FORRESTER, Hector Joseph - Private 39536
- from Tiki Tiki

FORRESTER, Walter Tainui - Private 444227
- from c/o Bignell and Holmes, Tokomaru Bay

* FOSTER, Jacob - Private 67316
- from Samoa - DIED in Italy 7-12-1943 aged 26

FOSTER, Sunny - Private 800858
- from Okere

* FOWLER, Robert Try - Private 39033
- from Temuka - DIED Western Desert 4-9-1942 aged 24

FOWLER, Walter Momo - Private 450844
- from Marine Parade, Bluff

* FOX, William - Private 65277
- from Ruatoria - DIED OF WOUNDS Tunisia 27-3-1943 aged 23

* FOX, Charles - Private 39769
- from Hicks Bay - DIED Western Desert 15-12-1941 aged 28

* FOX, Ben - Corporal 801927
- from Hicks Bay - DIED OF WOUDS Italy 13-6-1944 aged 28

FOY, Alan Leigh - Temporary Corporal 451591
- from George Street, Hikurangi

FRANCIS, Mita - Corporal 5360
- from Rotoiti, Rotorua

FRANCIS, Percival - Company Quartermaster Sergeant 65446
- from Rotoiti, Rotorua

FRASER, Tanira Gladding - Private 803298
- from Native Department, Rotorua

FRASER, William Frederick Tekaharunga - Private 811673
- from Opotiki

FRASER, Arnold - Corporal 67600
- from Naplin, Whangamarino

FRAZER, Kenneth John - Major 7706
- from 19 Portland Crescent, Wellington

FROST, Michael - Private 801683
- from Awanui North

FROST, Richard Thomas - Private 812592
- from Te Kao



Lieutenant Colonel Monty Claude Fairbrother
Photograph taken at Maadi, Egypt, in August 1943 by George Robert Bull
... photo taken from National Library of New Zealand

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on 2011-04-19 08:58:20

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Comments

by Dazler on 2012-02-10 20:01:40

Fairbrother: Monty Claude.
the reference of his coming from Invercargil is of course wrong.
The record was transposed wrong if you look at it closely. just a mix up.

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