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Henare Kohere Ngata

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henare Kohere AWMM
  • Surname
    Ngata AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 6126 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 December 1917 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Whareponga, East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 April 2016 - http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/soldier/henare-kohere-ngata
  • Birth notes
    son of Apirana Turupa Ngata and Arihia Tamati Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 April 2016 - http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/soldier/henare-kohere-ngata
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waiomatatini, via Gisborne, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R.L. Ngata (wife), Native School, Raupunga, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 2 May 1940 AWMM Married AWMM
    • 1940 Married Rora Lorna Mete-Kingi Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 April 2016 - http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/soldier/henare-kohere-ngata

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 6126 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      AWMM
      Invasion of Greece by German military forces AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Oflag IX-A/Z, Rottenburg, Germany 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 237 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Rora Lorna AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 December 2011 AWMM
    Age 93 AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson Road, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Block 41; Plot 322; Warrant # 29168 & 29881 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 13 December 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. 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 138 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
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Soutar, M. (2008). p.43, 46, 121, 129-131 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      An item on Lieutenants G. Bennett, Hemi Wiremu, Tenga Rangi, Henry Hokianga, William Heremini and H.K. Ngata appeared in the New Zealand Herald on 8 April 1942 (page 7) including a photograph of the six New Zealanders at the German Prisoner of War Camp Oflag VB. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 13 December 2011 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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