Joseph Hepi Unknown date of birth - 16 December 1943 Key details Contribute › Service number67414 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait - This image may be subject to copyright AWMM View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJoseph AWMM SurnameHepi AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number67414 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMForestry worker AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMState ForestryOpeNapierNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M. Hepi (mother)Tewharetoa StreetTaupoNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number67414 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMHastingsHawkes BayNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Joseph Hepi was the son of Rangiwawahia and Maria Hepi, of Taupo, New Zealand. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death16 December 1943 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameSangro River War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceXVI. D. 9. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Joseph Hepi by laying a poppy. William Heperi James Hepi Joseph Hepi Kipa Hepi Panapa Hepi Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Joseph Hepi 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. (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 59 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.