Wiremu Erueti Unknown date of birth - Died 27 May 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number6174 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 July 1941 - This image may … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWiremu AWMM SurnameErueti AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number6174 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 Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMRuatoki North, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Bessi E. Moses Erueti (wife), Ruatoki, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMMarried AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number6174 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMWhakatane, Eastern Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Wiremu Erueti was the son of Mei Erueti and of Erana Erueti (nee Rigby), of Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death36 AWMM Date of death27 May 1941 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathCrete, Greece AWMM Death notesCrete AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAthens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMMAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial referenceFace 13. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Wiremu Erueti by laying a poppy. Aperahama Erueti Hori Erueti Wiremu Erueti Witute Witute Erueti Rangi Eruini Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Wiremu Erueti 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. (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. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 59 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.