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Charles Toihau Wharewera

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  • Service number
    WWII 39276 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Toihau Wharewera AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
28th Maori Battalion

Charles Toihau Wharewera

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Toihau AWMM
  • Surname
    Wharewera AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Toihau Wharewera AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 39276 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Mataatua AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Ringatū AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 January 1917 AWMM WhakataneWhakatane AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre Jun 1940 AWMM Poroporo, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Materoa Wharewera (mother), Poroporo, Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre Jun 1940 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 39276 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Listed on the embarkation Nominal Roll as Toihau Wharewera. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    13 August 2003 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    WhakataneWhakatane AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hillcrest Cemetery, Whakatane-Ohope Road, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Block RSA Y, Plot 192 AWMM
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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
    • Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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23 April 2020KylieWhakataneDirect descendant
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