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Hoani Te Rangianiwaniwa Rangihau

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  • Service number
    WWII 413061 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • John Te Rangianiwaniwa Rangihau AWMM
    • Te Nika AWMM
    • Te Rangihau AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hoani Te Rangianiwaniwa AWMM
  • Surname
    Rangihau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • John Te Rangianiwaniwa Rangihau AWMM
    • Te Nika AWMM
    • Te Rangihau AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 413061 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Mataatua AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1919 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 P.O., Tuai, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs W. Rangihau (mother), P.O., Tuai, Hawkes Bay, 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
    WWII 413061 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Listed as Hoani Rangihau on the Nominal Roll and as John (Hoani) Te Rangianiwaniwa Rangihau, known to his hapu and iwi as Te Nika and in the wider Maori world as Te Rangihau by DNZB AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 October 1987 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ngongotaha Cemetery, Rotorua, New Zealand 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. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 118 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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