Matenga Baker Unknown date of birth - Died 3 April 1945 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number817685 AWMM Also known asSonny AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Last rankTemporary Sergeant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesMatenga AWMM SurnameBaker AWMM Ingoa Also known asSonny AWMM Service number817685 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 Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Muriwai, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMiss P. Baker (sister), Muriwai, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number817685 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMGisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 12th Reinforcements AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMMDied on active service AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankTemporary Sergeant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Baker, of Muriwai AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death3 April 1945 AWMM Cause of deathDied from Natural Causes AWMM Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery nameFaenza War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceVIII. C. 21. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Matenga Baker by laying a poppy. Manning Baker Marjory Edna Baker Matenga Baker Matenga Joseph Baker Maurice Edward Baker Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Matenga Baker Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCommonwealth War Graves Commission record.http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2236929Further 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.htmlFurther Reference DocumentsSoutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 14: WW2 6 AWMMSoutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMMPortrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMMPortrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.