Pekama Hunia Unknown date of birth - 15 December 1944 Key details Contribute › Service number801986 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeLance Sergeant 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 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 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 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMWaitakaroNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs R. Hunia (mother)WaitakaroNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number801986 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMRuatoriaEast CapeGisborneNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 9th Reinforcements AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMLance Corporal 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 rankLance Sergeant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death33 AWMM Date of death15 December 1944 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameForli War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceIV, B, 21. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report 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 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. 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 Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.