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Rawiri Hemi

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  • Service number
    801792 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rawiri AWMM
  • Surname
    Hemi AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    801792 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 Bush hand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr R. Hemi (brother), Huia Road, Kaeo, North Auckland, 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
    801792 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      6 April 1944 AWMM
      The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Hemi, Rawiri. (Ref. WO 373/5/466). Military Medal. AWMM
    • This citation for Rawiri Hemi's Military Medal is reproduced from the April 1990 NZ 28 Maori Battali Public - Leone - Researcher - 25 January 2015 - Web link - Retrieved from http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/memory/private-rawiri-hemi-leads-his-section-fonte-grande

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Lance Corporal 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Piripi and Maata Hemi. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    22 September 1944 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Cesena War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    V. D. 1. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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25 January 2015LeoneCesena - ItalyResearcher