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Whito Arona

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  • Service number
    39289 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, World War 2 Roll of Honour, names: Arona - Moa (supplied by G.A. Fortune in 2008.) - Image has All Rights Reserved
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Whito AWMM
  • Surname
    Arona AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39289 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss J. Arona (niece), Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 Jul 1943 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Italy AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39289 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Broadwood, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Nieuw Amsterdam AWMM
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company 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
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Whito Arona and Kare Caroline Arona, of Hokianga AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    21 December 1943 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    IX. D. 39. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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