Rihari Haimona Unknown date of birth - 3 January 1995 Key details Contribute › Service number68242 AWMM Also known asHare AWMMCharlie Symons AWMMCharlie AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (Photo John Halpin, 2011) - Th … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRihari AWMM SurnameHaimona AWMM Ingoa Also known asHare AWMMCharlie Symons AWMMCharlie AWMM Service number68242 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMFarm hand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMPawarengaNorth AucklandNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr R. Haimona (father)PawarengaNorth AucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number68242 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMKaitaiaNorthlandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMInfantry Reinforcements AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Himona and Makarena Paraihe (Papawarenga).Husband of Takutai (Tai) Dorothy Symons (-1997).Lay at Ortawharo Marae.Rihari Haimona listed in the Nominal Roll. Rihari Haimona (Charlie Symons) is listed as Archives New Zealand for Serviceman's Rehabilitation files (1960-1979) and used by Te Maori (1995). The name Hare is provided by whanau on 28 Maori Battalion website (April, 2010). Symons, Rihari Haimona is recorded on the Rodney cemetery record AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death78 AWMM Date of death3 January 1995 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathNew Zealand AWMM Death notesNew Zealand AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameWellsford Cemetery80 School RoadWellsfordNew Zealand AWMM Grave referenceRSA Burial. Block 1 Row A Plot 22 Seq 1 AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference ObituaryPoroporoaki: Te Maori News, January 1995 : v.4 n.1 p. 8 AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Rihari Haimona by laying a poppy. Pire Haimona Rarua Haimona Rihari Haimona Rongomai Haimona Tony Haimona Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Rihari Haimona Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksRodney District (Auckland City Council) cemetery recordshttp://www.rodney.govt.nz/EnvironmentalCare/serviceshealth/Pages/CemeterySearch.aspxSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945.http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J.F. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther ReferenceAlbertland & Districts Museum, Memorial Park, Wellsford, New Zealandhttp://www.albertland.co.nz/Further Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 9: WW2 164 AWMMTe Maori : News Magazine AWMMPoroporoaki: Te Maori News, January 1995 : v.4 n.1 p. 8 AWMMWellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMMCemetery register no. 472 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.