Rakaherea Hakaraia Unknown date of birth - Died 7 April 1943 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number65399 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 ForenamesRakaherea AWMM SurnameHakaraia AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number65399 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 AWMMRangiuru Road, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Charlotte Hakaraia (mother), Rangiuru Road, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsNorth Africa AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number65399 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMPalmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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 notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › 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 Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death7 April 1943 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathEgypt AWMM Death notesEgypt AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameHeliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave reference3. E. 23. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Rakaherea Hakaraia by laying a poppy. Percy Hakaraia Peter Hakaraia Rakaherea Hakaraia Rangihautu Sonny Hakaraia Rewiri Hakaraia Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Rakaherea Hakaraia 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/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. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 142 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.