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Mick Haenga

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  • Service number
    801948 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Miki AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mick AWMM
  • Surname
    Haenga AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Miki AWMM
  • Service number
    801948 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    1920 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - Research
  • Place of birth
    East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - Research
  • Birth notes
    Son of Wiremu and Terina Teoti Haenga, of Whareponga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/mick-haenga
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Puketiti Station, Huia Springs, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. Haenga (mother), Waipiro Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    801948 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 9th Reinforcements 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mick Haenga was the son of Wiremu and Terina Teoti Haenga, of Whareponga, New Zealand.

    Also known as Miki, as recorded in Soutar (2008) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    23 AWMM
  • Date of death
    24 December 1943 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    IX. D. 35. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Gisborne's War Memorial
      Tokomaru Bay War Memorial
      Tokomaru Bay Memorial Gates Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 53 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM

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04 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher