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 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 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 AWMMJoiner AWMM Post war occupation 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 Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number65471 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMilitary Medal (MM) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMTaurangaBay of PlentyNew 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 rankSergeant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM 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 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 Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameCassino War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceVI. F. 23. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.