Jim Hauraki Unknown date of birth - 27 August 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number62718 AWMM Also known asJames AWMMJimmy AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, seated writes home to his family. "We never forgot … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJim AWMM SurnameHauraki AWMM Ingoa Also known asJames AWMMJimmy AWMM Service number62718 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū[Ngāti Kaharau] AWMM Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMFarm hand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMOmanaiaHokiangaNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr P. Hauraki (father)OmanaiaHokiangaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number62718 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMKawakawaBay of IslandsNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Mr Pae Hauraki of Omanaia, Hokianga.His brother was 801371 Paraire Hauraki.'James Hauraki served in World War II. From the hapu of Ngati Kaharau, Kapotai, Waikato and Maniapoto, he was the brother of Pou Hauraki, Te Waihoroi Tana, Paraire Hauraki, Mere Cassidy and Ritihia Thompson.James died of wounds in 1942. When James died his brother Paraire Hauraki enlisted.His sister's name was Timaru Rogers.Listed as P. Hauraki on the Hokianga Memorial. Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death25 AWMM Date of death27 August 1942 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceXIII.E.15 AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMMHokianga Arch of RemembranceKohukohuHokiangaNew Zealand AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Jim Hauraki by laying a poppy. Wi Haumate Hirai Haupapa Jim Hauraki Paraire Hauraki Raymond George Hausman Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Jim Hauraki 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.F. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond 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. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 152 AWMMNorthland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.