John Aorangi Unknown date of birth - Died 25 July 1944 PDF Print Share Key details Service number801881 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Title ForenamesJohn AWMM SurnameAorangi AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number801881 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Care of Mayfield Brothers, Hawkebridge, Bethlehem, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M. Aorangi (wife), Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 21 Feb 1944-31 Mar 1944 Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number801881 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMTauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Mooltan or Willem Ruys AWMMPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information John Aorangi was the son of Arthur and Iritana Aorangi of Tauranga. He was the husband of Martha Aorangi of Wairoa. AWMM Death About death Age at death26 AWMM Date of death25 July 1944 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery nameFlorence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceVII. D. 13. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Sources Sources External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further 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. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 13: WW2 6 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.