Hemi Keo Wiremu Henare Unknown date of birth - 30 July 1944 Key details Contribute › Service number812406 AWMM Also known as 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 Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHemi Keo Wiremu AWMM SurnameHenare AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number812406 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 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMKaikoheNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr N. Henare (father)PO Box 127KaikoheNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 21 Feb 1944-31 March 1944 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number812406 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMKawakawaBay of IslandsNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMMooltan or Willem Ruys 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 › Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death30 July 1944 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameFlorence War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceVII. A. 9. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Hemi Keo Wiremu Henare by laying a poppy. G. F. Henare George Henare Hemi Keo Wiremu Henare Hone Hamiora Henare James Clendon Tau Henare Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Hemi Keo Wiremu Henare 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 ReferenceCommonwealth War Graves Commission record.http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2614252Further ReferenceCody, J.F. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 13: WW2 54 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.