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Rakaherea Hakaraia

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  • Service number
    65399 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rakaherea AWMM
  • Surname
    Hakaraia AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    65399 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Rangiuru Road, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Charlotte Hakaraia (mother), Rangiuru Road, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    North Africa AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65399 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, 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 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
    Died of wounds, 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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  • Rakaherea Hakaraia was the son of Hema Whata Hakaraia and of Charlotte Hakaraia (nee Cootes), of Otaki.

    Two sons went to war Rakaherea Hakaraia (65399) who died of wounds and Arda Hakaraia (357130) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    24 AWMM
  • Date of death
    7 April 1943 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Egypt AWMM
  • Death notes
    Egypt AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    3. E. 23. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 4: WW2 142 AWMM