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Arda Hema Hakaraia

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  • Service number
    35713 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Arda Manga AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    2nd Lieutenant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arda Hema AWMM
  • Surname
    Hakaraia AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Arda Manga AWMM
  • Service number
    35713 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    21 October 1917 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    182 Rangiuru Road - Otaki Public - LAWTON - Other relative - 6 May 2016 - Because my father lived here with his brothers (Arda) etc and sisters
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown Rangiuru Road, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
    • 182 Rangiuru Road, Otaki, New Zealand Public - LAWTON - Other relative - 6 May 2016 - Ditto above
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Hakaraia (mother), Rangiuru Road, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    35713 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    2nd Lieutenant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Hema Whata Hakaraia and of Charlotte Hakaraia (nee Cootes), of Otaki

      Two 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
    • Arda Mango Hakaraia. Son of Hema Whata Hakaraia and Charlotte Hakaraia.

      Commonly known as Arda but also used his Maori name Mango. he was named after his ancestor Mango (Ngati Mango) which was the original name for Ngati Toarangatira.

      Arda had other siblings and many of his whanau still reside in Otaki where he lived up until his death.

      Arda had one daughter to Kiripuae Aomarere of Otaki. On 30 August 1946 Ariana Aomarere was born. She is his only living issue. Ariana has five daughters of her own and 4 grand children, 3 boys and 1 girl. The line of Arda lives on in all these mokopuna. Public - Te Waari - Other relative - 4 December 2015 - Personal comments from Ariana Aomarere, 8 iti street, Otaki.
      Otaki Maori Land Court Records.
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    60 AWMM
  • Date of death
    24 December 1977 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Otaki Public Cemetery, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    RSA Section, RSA plaque AWMM
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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
06 May 2016LAWTONAUCKLANDOther relative
04 December 2015Te Waari OtakiOther relative