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Mohi Korau

Lance Corporal Mohi Korau, he embarked with the Main Body.  He was wounded once.

Lance Corporal Mohi Korau

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mohi AWMM
  • Surname
    Korau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39181 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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
    Mrs Mary Korau (wife), Tikitiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39181 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lance Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 February 2016 - http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/photo/mohi-korau

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 August 1962 Public Source
  • Date of death
    26 August 1962 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    51yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 40; Warrant # 10369 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • Kia Ora I am the granddaughter of the late Mohi Korau and Nanny Mary. My father was Peter Pohutu Kingi Korau who also joined the army. 13/07/1945-09/11/1995 I am the second eldest of 5 children. We will remember them Xx
    Public - Sheryle Alice - Direct descendant - 18 April 2016
    Report 
  • I am mohi s adopted daughter whakanui named after his daughter that died he and his wife mary korau nee mauheni adopted me from wetini and manawanui tuhoro
    Public - whakanui - Child - 18 April 2015
    Report 

Sources

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
    • 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 105 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
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 October 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
18 April 2016Sheryle AlicePetone, Lower HuttDirect descendant
19 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
18 April 2015whakanuiaustraliaChild

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