Tuhura Hami Unknown date of birth - Died 19 October 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Service number39616 AWMM Also known asHaami AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy 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 Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Care of J. Graham, Pongakawa, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr Whiti Jones (father), Te Karaka, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsGreece AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number39616 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMTauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled on Active Service, Cause 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 name Grave reference Memorial nameAthens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMMAuckland War Memorial Museum, World 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 2016 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 - 23 January 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 ReferenceMemorial Cross, awarded to next-of-kin of Private Tuhura Hami, 28 (Maori) Battalion who died on active service 19th October 1941 in Greece. description: a Cross patonce in silver over a laurel wreath, at the end of the upright a crown; at the foot and at the end of either arm a fern leaf; in the centre the royal cipher “GRVI”. Medal originally issued with a purple ribbon missing parts: ribbon markings: medal named verso: 39616 / PTE. T. HAMI silver mark verso: R / STERLING (Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2013.31.1)http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_humanhistory-object-745052Further 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. 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 23 January 2015June Rerekau Munro Brisbane AustraliaOther Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.