George Hooper Unknown date of birth - Died 11 December 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number65493 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Private G. Hooper, of Te Araroa View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesGeorge AWMMGeorge Apanui Public - raihania - Direct descendant - 23 June 2016 - George is an younger brother to our Mother SurnameHooper AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number65493 AWMM GenderMale AWMM IwiNgati Porou Public - raihania - Direct descendant - 23 June 2016 - Family Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth2 Sept 1917 Public - raihania - Direct descendant - 23 June 2016 - Family Place of birth Birth notesSon of Walter Hooper and of Ngatai Hooper (nee Parapara), of Te Araroa. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 December 2015 - Research Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Stationhand AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Rewutu Station, Hick's Bay, New Zealand AWMMShould be Rewetu Station Public - raihania - Direct descendant - 23 June 2016 - Family Next of kin on embarkationMr W. Hooper (father), Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number65493 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMGisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 6th Reinforcements 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 › George Hooper was the son of Walter Haoper and of Ngatai Hooper (nee Parapara), of Te Araroa, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMMPrivate George Hooper's name appears on the Hinerupe Marae War Memorial, his Regt No. given on this memorial (65495) is incorrect - the correct # is 65493 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - Research Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death11 December 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameAlamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMMGisborne's War Memorial, GisborneHinerupe Marae's War Memorial, Te Araroa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 December 2015 - Research Memorial referenceColumn 103. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember George Hooper by laying a poppy. Frederick John Hooper Garnet John Hooper George Hooper George Albert Hooper George Elston Hooper Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of George Hooper Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further 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 DocumentsSoutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 166 AWMMSoutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMMPortrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.