Epa Hansard Unknown date of birth - 24 July 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number62717 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 Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesEpa AWMM SurnameHansard AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number62717 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 AWMMCarpenter AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMParua BayWhangareiNorth AucklandNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M. Hansard (mother)Parua BayWhangareiNorth AucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number62717 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMWhangareiNorthlandNew 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 notes Report Discharge Contribute › DischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Epa Hansard was the son of George and Mary Hansard, of Parua Bay, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death24 July 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameFayid War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave reference2. E. 17. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Epa Hansard by laying a poppy. Francis Joseph Hanron Gerald Hanron Epa Hansard Guy Kyneston Hansard Guy Kynston Hansard Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Epa Hansard 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 146 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.