Ben Hape Unknown date of birth - Died 28 August 1944 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number801362 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesBen AWMM SurnameHape AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number801362 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Farmer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Pupuke, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs D. Hape (wife), Care of Mrs Findlater, Fraser Street, Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 21 Feb 1944-31 Mar 1944 Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number801362 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMKaeo, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Mooltan or Willem Ruys AWMMPrivate AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMMDied on active service AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Three Hape men signed up together for service in WW2, they have consecutive service numbers: Ben Hape (801362) died on active service; Mita Hape (801363); and Tuauru Hape (801364) AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death36 AWMM Date of death28 August 1944 AWMM Cause of deathDied from Natural Causes AWMM Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery nameCaserta War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceI, D, 9. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Ben Hape by laying a poppy. Sid Hapakuku Sydney Hapakuku Ben Hape Hona Hape Mita Hape Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Ben Hape 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/Sources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945. Personal pagehttp://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/soldier/ben-hapeFurther 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 51 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.