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Himiona Ropiha


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Himiona AWMM
  • Surname
    Ropiha AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    65525 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 Whakaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs K. Ropiha (wife), Whakaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65525 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    WairoaHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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 from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Pencho Ropiha and Mihi Hirini; husband of Polly Karaitiana Ropiha, of Te Karaka AWMM
    • Polly was NOT his wife and falsified her marriage documents which was proven in court. It angers me that this woman is now responsible for her family claiming the rightful lands belonging to the Ropiha whanau. YOUS STOLE LAND THAT DOES NOT BELONG TO YOU!!! YOU SHOULD GIVE IT BACK. Public - Ropiha - Other relative - 25 April 2021 - STOLEN LANDS ALERT
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About death

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  • Death
    7 February 1942 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tel El Kebir War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 3. E. 6. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • moe mai ra xx lest we forget
    Public - Ropiha - Other relative - 25 April 2021



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25 April 2021RopihaNew Zealand Other relative

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