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Joseph Pera Rogers

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  • Service number
    WWII 26019 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Hohepa Aperahama Pokaihau Public - J Karlene - Child - 5 September 2018 - Family
    • Hohepa Pera Pokaihau Rogers Public - Veena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020 - Family Papers
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
On their 45th wedding anniversary

Joseph Rogets

Image may be subject to copyright restrictions. karlene_mills@yahoo.com.au

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Pera AWMM
  • Surname
    Rogers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Hohepa Aperahama Pokaihau Public - J Karlene - Child - 5 September 2018 - Family
    • Hohepa Pera Pokaihau Rogers Public - Veena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020 - Family Papers
  • Service number
    WWII 26019 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    • Iwi Māori AWMM
    • Ngapuhi\Te Arawa Public - J Karlene - Child - 5 September 2018 - Family
    • Ngati Whakaue Public - Veena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020 - Maori Land Court Whakapapa
  • Hapū
    • Ngaitutearu? Public - J Karlene - Child - 5 September 2018 - Family
    • Ngati Whakaue Public - Veena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020 - Maori Land Court Whakapapa
  • Waka
    • Te Arawa AWMM
    • Ngatokimatawharua Public - J Karlene - Child - 5 September 2018 - Family
    • Ngatokimatawhauroa Public - Veena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020 - Maori Land Court Whakapapa
  • Rohe
    Waiariki Public - Veena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020 - Maori Land Court Whakapapa
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 November 1917 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    06.11.1917 Public - Veena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020 - Death Certificate
  • Place of birth
    Rawene, Hokianga Public - Veena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020 - Family Papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Ohinemutu, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Agriculture and Farming in Taheke, Ramsay Road. Public - Veena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020 - Family Papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs Hene Tonga Rogers (mother), Punakitere, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Heeni Tonga Rogers nee Hiku (mother)
      Punakitere Rd, Otaua Northland, NZ Public - Veena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020 - Birth Certificate / Urupa
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 26019 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
    • 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.
      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

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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 June 1988 Public Source
  • Date of death
    10/06/1988 Public - J Karlene - Child - 5 September 2018 - Myself family
  • Age at death
    70 Public - J Karlene - Child - 5 September 2018 - Family
  • Place of death
    Otaua Northland NZ Public - J Karlene - Child - 5 September 2018 - At our Marae Pukerata in Otaua Northland
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tarawa Piupiu Public - J Karlene - Child - 5 September 2018 - Family cemetery
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • My Dad , my hero. Born Hohepa Aperahama Pokaihau on the 4th November 1917 died 10th June 1988. Married to my lovely mum Rihi Tarawa.
    He often sat and told me stories of his travels whilst fighting overseas. I loved sitting there listening to him.
    I have so many memories of this beautiful gentle man who raised 9 children and 20+ grandchildren. I am so privileged to have had such an inspiring mentor. I hope I have made you proud. Love you always and forever. xx
    Public - Jane Karlene - Child - 2 August 2018
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  • Very humble man to his family, who never spoke of his time at war. Much loved by his wife Rihi Tarawa Te Whata ( I am her namesake) and the children. Missed but never forgotten Nanny Pa
    Public - Vernei Rihi - Other Relative - 3 September 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. 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. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 410 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

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020Veena Rotorua, NZDirect descendant
10 September 2018J KarleneByford Perth Western Australia Child
02 August 2018Jane KarlenePerth Western Australia Child
03 September 2015Vernei RihiRotorua Other Relative

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