Tuhura Hami Unknown date of birth - 19 October 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number39616 AWMM Also known asHaami AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesTuhura AWMM SurnameHami AWMM Ingoa Also known asHaami AWMM Service number39616 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 AWMMCare of J. GrahamPongakawaNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr Whiti Jones (father)Te KarakaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsGreece AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number39616 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMTaurangaBay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 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 on Active ServiceCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Tuhura Hami was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Whiti Hami, of Te Karaka, Auckland, New Zealand.The 'Review' of December 1945 states the following: "Information is desired concerning 39616 Pte. Tuhura Hami of Te Karaka. He was taken prisoner during he evacuation of Greece, and the latest received came from a 2nd NZEF officer who was prisoner of war, who stated that Pte. Hami was taken into prison camp on the 30th April 1941. Any returned P.O.W who has seen him or can give additional information is asked to communicate with the Secretary of the Wellington R.S.A, or his mother, Mrs Whiti Jones, Te Karaka."Name recorded as Haami in Soutar (2008). 28 (Maori) Battalion, Main Body AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death19 October 1941 AWMM Cause of deathKilled on Active Service AWMM Place of deathGreece AWMM Death notesGreece AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAthens MemorialPhaleron War CemeteryAthensGreece AWMMAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial referenceFace 13. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Tuhura Hami by laying a poppy. Gilbert Martin Hames Linton Hames Tuhura Hami Albert James Hamill Cecil Edward Hamill Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Tuhura Hami Leave a note Contribute › Processing Tuhura Haami was the younger brother of my mother Matilda Rakahana Haami Jones. Their mother Te Whare Rerekau Oaks married whiti Haami who had 16 children all sons were in the Forces Air, land and sea..majority were in the Army. Public - June Rerekau Munro - Other Relative - 28 March 2015 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commissionhttp://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 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 77 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 1 23 January 2015June Rerekau Munro Brisbane AustraliaOther Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.