Hector Huriwaka Unknown date of birth - Died 6 October 1943 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number65187 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHector AWMM SurnameHuriwaka AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number65187 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 Mill hand AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Ruatahuna, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs J. Huriwaka (mother), Ngaputahi, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsNorth Africa AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number65187 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 notesDied from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMMDied on active service AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Hector Huriwaka was the son of Huriwaka Te Whare and Heeni Huriwaka. Husband of Tataurangi Huriwaka, of Wharepaina, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death25 AWMM Date of death6 October 1943 AWMM Cause of deathDied from Natural Causes AWMM Place of deathEgypt AWMM Death notesEgypt AWMM Cemetery nameHeliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave reference5. N. 1. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Hector Huriwaka by laying a poppy. Wiremu Huriwai George Huriwaka Hector Huriwaka Wiremu Huriwaka Cyril Percy Hurle Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Hector Huriwaka 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 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 Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 172 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.