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 Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Waitakaro, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs R. Hunia (mother), Waitakaro, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number801986 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMRuatoria, East Cape, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Lance Corporal AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 9th 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 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 nameForli War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceIV, B, 21. AWMM 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. AWMMSecond 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 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.