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James Heke

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  • Service number
    65471 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Heke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    65471 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 Joiner AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Devonport Road, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Heke (mother), Devonport Road, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Italy AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65471 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    25 November 1943 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Heke, James. (Ref. WO 373/26/504). Military Medal. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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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  • Son of Amokeiha Teheke Kereti and Hiria Teheke Kereti, of Tauranga

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    34 AWMM
  • Date of death
    17 March 1944 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    VI. F. 23. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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