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Wiremu Mita Hotene

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wiremu Mita AWMM
  • Surname
    Hotene AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William AWMM
  • Service number
    65227 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Mataatua AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ohope, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Turuhira Hotene (mother), Ohope, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, 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
    65227 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
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Kereopa and Turuhira Hotene, of Ohope

    Listed on the Nominal Roll as William Hotene. Listed by CWG as Wiremu Mita Hotene AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 July 1945 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Bay of PlentyNew Zealand 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 Services Area. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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 168 AWMM
    • Cooke, P. (2018). Roll of New Zealand’s Second World War Dead. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group.; Peter Cooke; 2018. AWMM
      p.221 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
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