John Hapeta Unknown date of birth - 16 December 1943 Key details Contribute › Service number801952 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 Portrait from Weekly News; 19 April 1944 - This image may be … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn AWMM SurnameHapeta AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number801952 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 AWMMFarm hand AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMMohakaNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M. Hapeta (wife)Care of N. NehemiaPO Box 107WaihuaWairoaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMMarried AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number801952 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMWairoaHawkes BayNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMLance Corporal AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Hapeta was the son of Hana and Hoari Hapeta, of Waihua, Hawke's Bay; husband of Mary Hapeta. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death31 AWMM Date of death16 December 1943 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameSangro River War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceIX. D. 36. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember John Hapeta by laying a poppy. Hoani John Hapeta Jack Hapeta John Hapeta Moa Hapeta Wi Hapeta Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Hapeta Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th 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. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 11: WW2 55 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.