Reweti Ihaka Unknown date of birth - 2 November 1942 Key details Contribute › Service numberWWII AWMM62732 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeSergeant 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 Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesReweti AWMM SurnameIhaka AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWII AWMM62732 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 enlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMTe KaoNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationWW2 AWMMMrs T.P. Ihaia (mother)Te KaoNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service numberWWII AWMM62732 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMKaitaiaNorthlandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMCorporal 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 rankSergeant AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Reweti Ihaka was the son of Te Paea Ihaka, of Te Kao, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death2 November 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAlamein MemorialEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Memorial referenceColumn 101. AWMM Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Reweti Ihaka by laying a poppy. Maihi Ihaka Rawhiti Ihaka Reweti Ihaka Rewiri Ihaka Riki Reihana Ihaka Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Reweti Ihaka Leave a note Contribute › Processing 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 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 174 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.