John Hapeta Unknown date of birth - Died 16 December 1943 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number801952 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Farm hand AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Mohaka, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M. Hapeta (wife), Care of N. Nehemia, PO Box 107, Waihua, Wairoa, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number801952 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMWairoa, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Lance Corporal AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM 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 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 Cemetery nameSangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceIX. D. 36. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.