Kapu Hurihanganui Unknown date of birth - Died 31 July 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number67552 AWMM Also known asKapu Public - John Kapua - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Oral family history ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Whakarewarewa Village, Memorial Gateway, Rotorua (photo J Ch … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesKapu AWMMTe Kapua-i-waho Public - John Kapua - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Oral family history SurnameHurihanganui AWMM Ingoa Also known asKapu Public - John Kapua - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Oral family history Service number67552 AWMM GenderMale AWMM IwiNgāti Whaoa Public - John Kapua - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Oral family history Hapū WakaTe Arawa Public - John Kapua - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Oral family history RoheWaiariki Public - John Kapua - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Oral family history Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 State Forestry Worker AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Wharepaina, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M. Hurihanganui (wife), Whakarewarewa, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number67552 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMRotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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 › Kapu Hurihanganui was the son of Haare Hurihanganui and of Ngahaka Hurihanganui (nee Clarke), of Whakarewarewa, New Zealand; husband of Miriata Hurihanganui, of Whakarewarewa, New Zealand AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death26 AWMM Date of death31 July 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceI. G. 3. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMMWhakarewarewa, Te Hokowhitu-a-tu Memorial Gateway, Rotorua AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Kapu Hurihanganui by laying a poppy. N.P. Huria Hare Hurihanganui Kapu Hurihanganui Watene Huripara Pita Parekura Huritu Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Kapu Hurihanganui Leave a note Contribute › Processing Lest we forget Public - Erina Roimata - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 Report Thank you. Love you so much, I am Kapua Hurihanganui Thornicroft your great grandson. My mum is Erina Roimata Hurihanganui, her dad is Aperahama Te Kapua i Waho, your son. Public - Kapua Hurihanganui - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External links28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther ReferenceAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-93-139.http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-catalogq40-4796Further Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 5: WW2 104 AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 22 April 2015Erina RoimataGisborne, AotearoaOther Relative 22 April 2015Kapua HurihanganuiGisborne, New ZealandOther Relative 22 April 2015John KapuaWellington Aotearoa NZOther Relative 17 April 2015Tiffany AucklandOther Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.