Pekama Hunia Unknown date of birth - Died 15 December 1944 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number801986 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankLance Sergeant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Headstone, Forli Cemetery (photo Gabrielle Fortune 2008) - I … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesPekama AWMM SurnameHunia AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number801986 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 AWMMWaitakaro, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs R. Hunia (mother), Waitakaro, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number801986 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMRuatoria, East Cape, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 9th Reinforcements AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMLance Corporal 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 rankLance Sergeant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Age at death33 AWMM Date of death15 December 1944 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameForli War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceIV, B, 21. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Pekama Hunia by laying a poppy. Manawarere Hunia Moana Kawana Hunia Pekama Hunia Te Oraiti Hunia Te Ruawai Hunia Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Pekama Hunia 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=2207017Further 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 DocumentsAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMMSoutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMMWW2 11: WW2 64 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.