Rakaherea Hakaraia Unknown date of birth - 7 April 1943 Key details Contribute › Service number65399 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMRangiuru RoadOtakiNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Charlotte Hakaraia (mother)Rangiuru RoadOtakiNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsNorth Africa AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number65399 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMPalmerston NorthManawatu-WanganuiNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Report Discharge Contribute › DischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report 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 Report 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 Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameHeliopolis War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave reference3. E. 23. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report 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 Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.