Anaru Heke Unknown date of birth - 27 June 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number65470 AWMM Also known as 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, 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 Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMMaketuTaurangaNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs L. Heke (wife)MaketuTaurangaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMMarried AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number65470 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards 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 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 DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAlamein MemorialEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMMAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld 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 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Anaru Heke Leave a note Contribute › Processing 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 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.