Joseph Hemopo Unknown date of birth - Died 24 October 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number25865 AWMM Also known asHohepa AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2), War Memorial Pa … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJoseph AWMM SurnameHemopo AWMM Ingoa Also known asHohepa AWMM Service number25865 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 Shop assistant AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Ohinemutu, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M.H. Hemopo (mother), Ohinemutu, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number25865 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMRotorua, 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 notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Joseph Hemopo was the son of Te Wera Hemopo and Maria Putiputi Hemopo, of Rotorua, New Zealand.Age at death on Commonwealth War Graves is recorded as 18 years. Named H.hemopo on the Whakarewarewa memorial AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death18 AWMM Date of death24 October 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceXIII. F. 16. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMMWhakarewarewa, Te Hokowhitu-a-tu Memorial Gateway, Rotorua AWMMRotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2) AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Joseph Hemopo by laying a poppy. Charles Stanley Hemmingson Frederick Joseph Hemmingson Joseph Hemopo Pari Hemopo T. Hemopo Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Joseph Hemopo 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/Further 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 Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 208 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.