Reginald Hooper Unknown date of birth - 11 April 1944 Key details Contribute › Service number631493 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 Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesReginald AWMM SurnameHooper AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number631493 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 AWMMFarm hand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMTolaga BayNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs R. Hooper (mother)Huanui StationTolaga BayNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 21 Feb 1944-31 March 1944 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number631493 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMTolaga BayGisborneNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 11th Reinforcements 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 notesKilled on Active ServiceCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Reginald Hooper was the son of Arthur Franklin Hooper and Rosina Hooper, of Tolaga Bay, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death11 April 1944 AWMM Cause of deathKilled on Active Service AWMM Place of deathAustralia AWMM Death notesAustralia AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery namePerth War Cemetery and AnnexSmyth RoadNedlandsPerthWestern Australia AWMM Grave referenceN.C.5. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Reginald Hooper by laying a poppy. Percival James Hooper Percy Victor Hooper Reginald Hooper Reginald Charles Hooper Richard Kevin Hooper Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Reginald Hooper Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksPapers Past. Digital New Zealand Newspapers.http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspastSources UsedCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th 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. (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 58 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) AWMMThe Evening Post AWMMEvening Post, 29 June 1944, p. 4. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.