Herewini Gage Unknown date of birth - Died 23 November 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number39117 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankSergeant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Headstone, Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt (photo B. Cout … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHerewini AWMM SurnameGage AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number39117 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 Omaio, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Kuhupo Gage (mother), Omaio, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number39117 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMOpotiki, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Temporary Sergeant AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 4th Reinforcements 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 rankSergeant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Herewini Gage was the son of Tu and Kuhupo Keeti (Gage), of Omaio; husband of Marei Gage, of Wellington AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death26 AWMM Date of death23 November 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave reference9. F. 9. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Herewini Gage by laying a poppy. Charles Gage Frederick John Gage Herewini Gage Nehu Gage Tama Gage Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Herewini Gage Leave a note Contribute › Processing Kia ora e Koro Although i will never meet you, I am your eldest grandson from your eldest son Popata Gage. I have 2 brothers and a whangai sister, Nathan Rangi Tautua, Morgan Popata and Darnae Tanya Louise, you have 7 great grandchildren Kearn Herewini, Karley Te Aorangi, Zion Bo Herewini, Reef Adlam Popata, Hoani, Tyler and Tamia. Every ANZAC day my brothers parade yours and your sons medals with pride, and we have a proud heritage of having a soldier in our family, Morgan being the latest and not the last. My father said that if I was to visit your grave 1 day that I was to take some dirt from the East Coast (Tawhitinui) and bury it with you. I know your grave is plot 9 row 9 and I will be there one day. Arohanui e Koro Deane Gage Public - Deane Herewini Samuel Gage - Direct descendant - 6 October 2015 Report I will always remember you. You are my Grandfather...just like I remember my father Murray Morehu Gage your youngest son. I have fond memories of Uncle Ben and Uncle Tama. Always in my heart Dad and Granddad.♥ Public - nicola margaret - Other Relative - 27 April 2015 Report To my darling grandfather I never had the pleasure of meeting you face to face but you have always been in my thoughts and in my heart. I am so proud to be your granddaughter and wonder often how life would have been had you returned. I vowel to one day stand next to you at your final resting place and express my love to you. Rest in peace Koro arohanui maatua Jacinda xxxx Public - Jacinda Marae - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 Report 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.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. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 163 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 Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 06 October 2015Deane Herewini Samuel GageHamilton New ZealandDirect descendant 27 April 2015nicola margaretkaikouraOther Relative 24 April 2015Jacinda MaraePapamoa Beach New Zealand Other Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.