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Wiremu Rahiri Hare

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  • Service number
    6063 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wiremu Rahiri AWMM
  • Surname
    Hare AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6063 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    25 November 1902 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Kaikohe, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Railway Engine Driver/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 118 Oban Rd., Wadestown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Hare (wife), Kings Court, Ohakune Junction, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6063 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
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Sergeant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Second Echelon 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
    Sergeant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Wiremu Hare was the son of Rahiri and Kiri; husband of Christina Hare, of Morningside, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Wiremu was born 25 November, 1902 in Kaikohe.

      Children born to Wiremu and Christina were; Sydney William and Naida Burl Public - Bronwyn - Other Relative - 23 February 2015 - Personal file

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    38 AWMM
  • Date of death
    26 April 1941 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Greece AWMM
  • Death notes
    Greece AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    Face 13. AWMM
  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 2: WW2 79 AWMM