James Heke Unknown date of birth - 17 March 1944 Key details Contribute › Service number65471 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeSergeant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJames AWMM SurnameHeke AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number65471 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMJoiner AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMDevonport RoadTaurangaNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs H. Heke (mother)Devonport RoadTaurangaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number65471 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMilitary Medal (MM) AWMM Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMTaurangaBay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSergeant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Amokeiha Teheke Kereti and Hiria Teheke Kereti, of TaurangaNext of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death34 AWMM Date of death17 March 1944 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameCassino War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceVI. F. 23. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember James Heke by laying a poppy. Henry Heke Hirini Heke James Heke Jim Heke Jock Heke Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of James Heke 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 ReferenceCommonwealth War Graves Commission record.http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2410048Further 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 156 AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMM[Casualties], Died of Wounds. (1944, March 28). New Zealand Herald. AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.