Rawiri Hemi Unknown date of birth - Died 22 September 1944 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number801792 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankCorporal 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 ForenamesRawiri AWMM SurnameHemi AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number801792 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 Bush hand AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr R. Hemi (brother), Huia Road, Kaeo, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number801792 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMilitary Medal (MM) AWMMMilitary Medal (MM) AWMM6 April 1944 AWMMThe National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Hemi, Rawiri. (Ref. WO 373/5/466). Military Medal. AWMMThis 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 Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMWhangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Lance Corporal 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 notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCorporal AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Piripi and Maata Hemi. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death25 AWMM Date of death22 September 1944 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery nameCesena War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceV. D. 1. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Rawiri Hemi by laying a poppy. Pomare Hemi Rapana Hemi Rawiri Hemi Rihari Hemi Skipper Pou Hemi Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Rawiri Hemi 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/Sources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945. Personal pagehttp://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/soldier/rawiri-hemiFurther ReferenceCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther 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'The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy.' (London Gazette, 6 April 1944, p.1588.). Military Medal.http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/36456/supplements/1588Further ReferenceThe National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Hemi, Rawiri. (Ref. WO 373/5/466). Military Medal.http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=C8907633Further Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 11: WW2 58 AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 25 January 2015LeoneCesena - ItalyResearcher Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.