Pua Eparaima Unknown date of birth - Died 2 June 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number39210 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesPua AWMM SurnameEparaima AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number39210 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 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Manutuke, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr Kohai Eparaima (brother), Manutuke, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1941 Crete AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number39210 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMGisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Pua Eparaima was the son of Hoera and Tantahi Eparaima, of Manutuke28 (Maori) Battalion, Main Body AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death34 AWMM Date of death2 June 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathCrete, Greece AWMM Death notesCrete AWMM Cemetery nameSuda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM Grave reference11. B. 9. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Pua Eparaima by laying a poppy. Maurice Pareaka Enwright Tom Enwright Pua Eparaima Rangawhenua Eparaima B.C.H. Epiha Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Pua Eparaima Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commissionhttp://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further 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 DocumentsAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 58 AWMMSoutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMMPortrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.