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Hongi Hau

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Portrait of Lieutenant Hongi Hau. Image courtesy of Allan Dodson, Porirua War Stories. Image may eb subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Lieutenant Hongi Hau. Image courtesy of Allan Dodson, Porirua War Stories. Image may eb …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hongi AWMM
  • Surname
    Hau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 62555 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 13 February 1913 Porirua War Stories RawhitiNorthland Porirua War Stories
    • 13 February 1913 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    13th February 1913 Public - Allan - Researcher - 3 June 2018 - Service record held at NZDF Archives
    62555 Lieutenant Hongi Hau, 28th Maori Battalion
  • Place of birth
    Rawhiti
    Northland Public - Allan - Researcher - 3 June 2018 - Service record held at NZDF Archives
    62555 Lieutenant Hongi Hau, 28th Maori Battalion
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Porirua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr J. Hau (brother), Porirua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 62555 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 August 1974 Porirua War Stories
    PoriruaWellington Porirua War Stories
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Takapu urupa, Porirua AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 152 AWMM
    • Information for this record was kindly provided by Allan Dodson, Porirua War Stories AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
03 June 2018AllanPoriruaResearcher

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