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Wi Tekouha Hau

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  • Service number
    39528 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Wi Te Kowha AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Roll of Honour, WW2, Christ's Church (Anglican), Russell, (photo J. Halpin November 2010) - This image may be subject to copyright
Roll of Honour, WW2, Christ's Church (Anglican), Russell, (p … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wi Tekouha AWMM
  • Surname
    Hau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Wi Te Kowha AWMM
  • Service number
    39528 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 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Hau (father), Russell, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39528 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary 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 Lance Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wi Hau was the son of Pahi and Pipi Hau, of Rawhiti

    Name appears as Wi Tekouha in Nominal Rolls, as Wi Te Kowha in Commonwealth War Graves data. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    27 AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 November 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    I. H. 21. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Christ's Church (Anglican), WW2, Russell, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM
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  • 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 81 AWMM