Whito Arona Unknown date of birth - Died 21 December 1943 PDF Print Share Key details Service number39289 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, World War 2 Roll of … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Title ForenamesWhito AWMM SurnameArona AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number39289 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 Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMiss J. Arona (niece), Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 21 Jul 1943 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number39289 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMBroadwood, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Nieuw Amsterdam AWMMPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Medical notes Last known rank Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Son of Whito Arona and Kare Caroline Arona, of Hokianga AWMM Death About death Age at death25 AWMM Date of death21 December 1943 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery nameSangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceIX. D. 39. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMMHokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand 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 ReferenceCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2377194Further 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 Reference Documents Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.