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Papera Wharepapa

Soldiers of the Maori Battalion study the Tripoli Rd near Azizia (now known as Al Aziziyah), Libya, 10 February, 1943. From left to right: R Reihana (Tu [?]), P Wharepapa (Bay of Plenty), W Johnson (Opotiki), A V Morrison (Ro [?]), J T Harris (North Auckland), T T Daymond (Wellington).

left to right - R Reihana, P Wharepapa, W Johnson, A N Morrison , J T Harris, T T Daymond

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Papera AWMM
  • Surname
    Wharepapa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Barlow Wharepapa AWMM
    • Papera Tehingakino Wharepapa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Service number
    39129 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    31 December 1920 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - BMD NZ records
  • Place of birth
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - BMD NZ records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Kaha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Kerana Tuhou (mother), Te Kaha, 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
    39129 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
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Address spelt as Te Kaho in Nominal Roll. No.2, p.197. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    1994 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    73yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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 197 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

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24 April 2020ShaunHamiltonDirect descendant
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