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Charles Kewene

  • Service number
    64295 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Charlie AWMM
    • Bottleneck AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Kewene AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Charlie AWMM
    • Bottleneck AWMM
  • Service number
    64295 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o H.G. Churches, Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Hone Te One Pouwhare Kewene (father), Kawhia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married to Rangi Huia Pouwhare (nee Watenel Public - Beryl - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - I am his grand daughter

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    64295 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Sand on his lungs and a heart condition AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Tororinga Ranga and Hone Te One Pouwhare Kewene

      Husband of Rangihuia Pouwhare

      Two sons, brothers Charles Kewene (64295) and Mack Pouwhare (62872) served in WW2.

      From Kawhia AWMM
    • Fathet of Lovey Pouwhare and Annie Pouwhare

      Grand Father of Alexis Nuttney, Lorretta Johnston, Pamela Snell, Beryl Snell and Susan Snell Public - Beryl - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - I am his grand daughter. Daughter Of Lovey Pouwhare, eldest daughter of Charlie
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    Unknown AWMM
    Age 54 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kawhia Cemetery, Kawhia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I have a very strong feeling this Charles was a (lost) brother/cousin of my dad Bill- so, in memory to "Uncle Charles"!

    Moe mai ra unkoro! & to all the other service people now passed! Moe mai ra e te rangatira ma!
    Public - Teddy - Other relative - 24 April 2020
  • Ka maumahara ahau ki a koe toku matua, mo to wahi e te pakenga tuarua. Engari kua tae mai nga Hinama ki to motu a Aotearoa i runga nga manu tio. Aorhanui to kotiro me nga mokopuna: Lorretta, Pamela, Beryl me Huhana: Nga mokomokopuna: Jarome, Jonathan, Sativa and Jahrah. Moe mai e pa, e roto nga ringaringa o Papatuanuku Pai Marire
    Public - Rawerawe Harete - Child - 1 June 2015

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 191 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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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
24 April 2020TeddyWhangareiOther relative
01 June 2015Rawerawe HareteNew ZealandChild
22 April 2015Berylauckland new zealandOther Relative
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