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Hupa Hamiora

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  • Service number
    25857 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Lieutenant/Military AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hupa AWMM
  • Surname
    Hamiora AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25857 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Tuhourangi AWMM
  • Hapū
    Ngāti Hinerangi AWMM
  • Waka
    Te Arawa AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    18 June 1908 AWMM
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Clerk AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs T. Hamiora (wife), Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25857 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Second Lieutenant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion, B Company AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lieutenant/Military AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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

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  • Age at death
    34 AWMM
  • Date of death
    5 July 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    VIII. H. 17. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Whakarewarewa, Te Hokowhitu-a-tu Memorial Gateway, Rotorua AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • Kei te mihi nunui e Koro, Ka nui te aroha kia koe, Na, Pip xxx
    Public - Lee-Anne Mamaeroa - Direct descendant - 11 April 2016
  • Ngā mihi mutunga kore ki a koe. Ka maumahara tonu mātou ki a koutou. Kua ako aku tamariki, ka maumahara tonu mātou.
    Public - Paretoroa - Other Relative - 26 April 2015

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
11 April 2016Lee-Anne MamaeroaRotorua New ZealandDirect descendant
26 April 2015ParetoroaAucklandOther Relative