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Tu Lawson Hotene

My grandfather Tu Lawson Hotene a soldier in the 8th Maori Battalion

Tu Lawson Hotene

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tu Lawson AWMM
  • Surname
    Hotene AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    802424 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Mataatua AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Poroporo, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Hotene (mother), Poroporo, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    802424 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • To our father grand father and uncle
    kei te maumahara matou kia koe mo te Anzac day kei te haramai. Aroha mutunga kore kia koe papa
    Public - Materangatira - Child - 23 April 2020
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  • awesome to see my nana`s (Anne Porter) dad tu lawson hotene is here in this museum and to follow up on all the history is just fantastic. loads of love from me and my siblings xxx
    Public - Kahn - 28 February 2016
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  • KIA ORA I AM TREVAYZE HOTENE GREAT GRANDSON OF TU LAWSON MY MIDDLE NAME IS ALSO LAWSON NAMED AFTER MY KORO WHO FOUGHT FOR MAORI BATALION. ITS A HONOUR SEEING HIS PHOTO IN THE MUSEUM AND I AM PRIVELLEGED TO BE NAMED AFTER SOMEONE WHO DIED AND SACRIFICIED OUR COUNTRY.
    Public - TREVAYZE - Other relative - 17 January 2016
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  • HI I AM jahmayne hotene great grandson of koro tu lawson hotene, may you rest in peace koro forever always in our hearts :] TUHOE FOEVER .
    Public - JAHMAYNE - Other relative - 17 January 2016
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  • I am Ashley Hotene the grand daughter of Tu Lawson Hotene
    Public - Gail - Other relative - 17 January 2016
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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. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 93 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • WW2 Public - Gail - Other relative - 17 January 2016 - GOVT PAPERS

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23 April 2020Materangatira Auckland New Zealand Child
28 February 2016KahnWaitakereOther
17 January 2016TREVAYZEAUCKLANDOther relative
17 January 2016JAHMAYNEAUCKLAND'NEW ZEALANDOther relative
17 January 2016GailNew zealand Other relative
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