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Wi Harawira

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  • Service number
    WWII 18147 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW2 Private AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wi AWMM
  • Surname
    Harawira AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 18147 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Dairy farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Tuawhi, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs T.W. Harawira (mother), Tuawhi, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1942 Single/WWII 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
    WWII 18147 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
    Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    Infantry Reinforcements 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 Private AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Kereopa and Tewhe Harawira, of Tuahiwi, Canterbury AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    17 July 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    I. G. 1. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2094419
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second 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. AWMM
    WW2 4: WW2 146 AWMM