Anaru Heke Unknown date of birth - Died 27 June 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number65470 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesAnaru AWMM SurnameHeke AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number65470 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 Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Maketu, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs L. Heke (wife), Maketu, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number65470 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMTauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Heke and of Taitimu Kaiawha (nee Maxwell), of Tauranga; husband of Letty Heke, of MaketuNext of kin listed in the Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 as Mrs L. Heke, Maketu, Tauranga AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death25 AWMM Date of death27 June 1942 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameAlamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMMAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial referenceColumn 103. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Anaru Heke by laying a poppy. Albert Heke Albert Heke Anaru Heke Charles Heke George Heke Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Anaru Heke Leave a note Contribute › Processing Moe mai ra Koro Anaru Public - Desmond - Other Relative - 23 April 2015 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-93-139.http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-catalogq40-4796Further 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 AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 23 April 2015DesmondTAURANGAOther Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.