Arda Hema Hakaraia 21 October 1917 - 24 December 1977 Key details Contribute › Service number35713 AWMM Also known asArda Manga AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at discharge2nd Lieutenant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion 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 Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesArda Hema AWMM SurnameHakaraia AWMM Ingoa Also known asArda Manga AWMM Service number35713 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth21 October 1917 AWMM Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMRangiuru RoadOtakiNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs C. Hakaraia (mother)Rangiuru RoadOtakiNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number35713 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion 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 rank2nd Lieutenant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Hema Whata Hakaraia and of Charlotte Hakaraia (nee Cootes), of OtakiTwo sons, brothers went to war Rakaherea Hakaraia (65399) died of wounds and Arda Hakaraia (357130)Listed as Arda Hema Hakaraia on the Nominal Roll and by BDM. Named Arda Manga by whanau. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death60 AWMM Date of death24 December 1977 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathNew Zealand AWMM Death notesNew Zealand AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameOtaki Public CemeteryOtakiNew Zealand AWMM Grave referenceRSA Section, RSA plaque AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Arda Hema Hakaraia by laying a poppy. Frederick Haitana Joyce Laura Haite Arda Hema Hakaraia Ata Hakaraia Ben Hakaraia Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Arda Hema Hakaraia Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Sources UsedBirths, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records onlinehttps://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nzSources UsedMilitary personnel file, Headquarters, New Zealand Defence Forcehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20949896Archives NZFormer WW2 servicemen's rehabilitation case fileshttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=14881088Archives NZ28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945. Personal pagehttp://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/soldier/arda-manga-hakaraiaFurther ReferenceCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 190 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.