Joseph Hemopo Unknown date of birth - 24 October 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number25865 AWMM Also known asHohepa AWMM 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 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 Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMShop assistant AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMOhinemutuRotoruaNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M.H. Hemopo (mother)OhinemutuRotoruaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number25865 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMRotoruaBay 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 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 DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceXIII. F. 16. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMMWhakarewarewaTe Hokowhitu-a-tu Memorial GatewayRotorua 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.