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Reweti Ihaka

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  • Service number
    WWII 62732 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Reweti AWMM
  • Surname
    Ihaka AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 62732 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    5.7.1918 Public - Megan - Researcher - 7 April 2016 - Military personnel files, archives New Zealand
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Te Kao, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs T.P. Ihaia (mother), Te Kao, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 62732 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Kaitaia, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Reweti Ihaka was the son of Te Paea Ihaka, of Te Kao, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    24 AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 November 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    Column 101. AWMM
  • Obituary

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  • My mother Betty (Rihipeti) is Reweti's niece. Betty was raised by Reweti's Mother and Father Te Paea and Eru in Te Kao. She shared with me her fond memories of Reweti, as her most beloved Uncle.
    Public - Guy - Direct descendant - 9 March 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second 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. AWMM
    WW2 4: WW2 174 AWMM

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09 March 2017GuyTAUPODirect descendant