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Hone Te Kauru Kaa

65285 2/Lt Hone Te Kauru Kaa died 12 Aug 1947 aged 34yrs and is buried in the St John's Church Cemetery, Rangitukia

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hone Te Kauru AWMM
  • Surname
    Kaa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 65285 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1913 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1913 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - Estimated
  • Place of birth
    Rangitukia, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - Estimated
  • Birth notes
    Son of Panikena and Matewa Kaa, of Rangitukia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2016 -
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Hick's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr M. Kaa (father), Rangitukia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 65285 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
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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 Panikena and Matewa Kaa, of Rangitukia, East Cape AWMM
    • Second-Lieutenant Hone te Kauru Kaa, Rangitukia. reported wounded, is one of a family which has done well for the battalion. He is a single man, and went abroad with the Fifth : Reinforcement for the Maori unit. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 August 2023 - TOLL OF ACTION
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About death

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  • Death
    12 August 1947 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rangitukia Cemetery, Rangitukia, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM Okaroro Plot 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    LT Hone Te Kauru Kaa is a brother of Te Hiki Kaa, Hone had been invalided home in August 1945 after being injured in Tunisa and later in Italy, and then suffering with illness. His mother passed away in January 1947, and he followed just a few months later. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 14 August 2023 -
  • Memorial name
    • Tikitiki Church War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 January 2016 - Research
    • Hinepare Marae War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - Research
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
14 August 2023Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher
06 June 2022Richard GeorgeFEILDINGResearcher
09 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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