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Eruera Huatahi Raroa

2nd NZEF 817700, Pte E.H. (Jo) RAROA, 28 Maori Battn, died 29.5.1975 aged 55 years.  He is buried in the Tolaga Bay Cemetery

2nd NZEF 817700, Pte E.H. RAROA

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eruera Huatahi AWMM
  • Surname
    Raroa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jo Raroa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 January 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Service number
    817700 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    22 June 1925 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 31 August 2023 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/9NYK-HP4/eruera-tehuatahi-raroa-1925-1975
  • Place of birth
    Ruatoria Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 31 August 2023 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/9NYK-HP4/eruera-tehuatahi-raroa-1925-1975
  • Birth notes
    Son Wiremu Nepia Raroa & Ani nee' Pahina Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 31 August 2023 - https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/9NYK-HP4/eruera-tehuatahi-raroa-1925-1975
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tikitiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.P. Raroa (mother), Tikitiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

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Death

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  • Death
    29 May 1975 Public Source
  • Date of death
    29 May 1975 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 January 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    54yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 January 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 January 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tolaga Bay Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 January 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block TOLRS; Plot 54 Warrant # 408 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 January 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 81 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls J-force personnel from Italy Middle East to Japan. Archives New Zealand (R22440245) AWMM
      p.76 AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
31 August 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher
12 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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