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Matehaere Huriwai

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Pte # 39775 Matehaere (Paenoa) HURIWAI of Tikitiki Main Body of the 28th Maori Battalion Wounded once - POW Prisoner of War

Matehaere HURIWAI

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Matehaere AWMM
  • Surname
    Huriwai AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Paenoa AWMM
  • Service number
    39775 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 October 1914 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tikitiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Rapata Huriwai (father), Tikitiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39775 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Crete, Greece AWMM
      1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Crete List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 23399 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Aka recorded in Soutar (2008)

    Identified as B and C Company (Soutar, 2008) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1987 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    73yrs Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 6 January 2023 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/L2F6-Z96/matehaere-paenoa-huriwai-1914-1987
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 93 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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06 January 2023Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher

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