Hupa Hamiora 18 June 1908 - 5 July 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number25857 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeLieutenant 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 Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHupa AWMM SurnameHamiora AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number25857 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi HapūNgāti Hinerangi AWMM Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth18 June 1908 AWMM Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMClerk AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMWhakarewarewaRotoruaNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs T. Hamiora (wife)WhakarewarewaRotoruaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMMarried AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number25857 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMRotoruaBay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion, B Company AWMMSecond Lieutenant AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankLieutenant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Hupa Hamiora was the son of Pohiri and Kaihau Hamiora, of Whakarewarewa, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Tarihira Hamiora, of Rotorua, Auckland, New Zealand.He was the brother of Pohiri Hamiora Skipwith (810766) who also served in the Battalion AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death34 AWMM Date of death5 July 1942 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceVIII. H. 17. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMMWhakarewarewaTe Hokowhitu-a-tu Memorial GatewayRotorua AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Hupa Hamiora by laying a poppy. William Vickery Hamilton Winifred Eunice Hamilton Hupa Hamiora Ernest John Hamlet Fred Hamlet Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Hupa Hamiora Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links28th 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 145 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.