William Henry Tuwharetoa Grace 24 November 1913 - 16 February 1945 Key details Contribute › Service number802401 AWMM Also known asBill AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeCorporal AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, with message "To M... & Papa from Bill" - This ima … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Henry Tuwharetoa AWMM SurnameGrace AWMM Ingoa Also known asBill AWMM Service number802401 AWMM GenderMale AWMM IwiNgāti Tūwharetoa AWMM Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of EnglandChristian AWMM Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth24 November 1913 AWMM Place of birthTokaanuWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesTokaanuWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMChainman AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentPre 1 September 1943 AWMMPO Box 83TaupoNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M.A. Grace (wife)PO Box 83TaupoNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 31 March 1944 AWMMMarried AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number802401 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMM1 September 1943 AWMMRotoruaBay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM27 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM31 March 1944 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM31 March 1944 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMTemporary Corporal AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCorporal AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Grace was the son of Puaatata Alfred Grace and Te Reiti Grace. He was the husband of Margaret Ann Grace of Tarawera AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death31 AWMM Date of death16 February 1945 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameFaenza War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referencePlot I Row B Grave 10 AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember William Henry Tuwharetoa Grace by laying a poppy. Thomas John Grace Thomas Marshall Percy Grace William Henry Tuwharetoa Grace William Robert Grace William Russell Grace Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Henry Tuwharetoa Grace Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › 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 47 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.