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Joseph Hemopo

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Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2), War Memorial Park. Photo G.A. Fortune 1999 - Image has All Rights Reserved
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Hemopo AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hohepa AWMM
  • Service number
    25865 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ohinemutu, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.H. Hemopo (mother), Ohinemutu, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25865 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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

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  • Death
    24 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM XIII. F. 16. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Whakarewarewa, Te Hokowhitu-a-tu Memorial Gateway, Rotorua AWMM
    • Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2) AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second 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. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 208 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM