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Horiana Rupapera

Just before deployment.

Horiana Rupapera

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Horiana AWMM
  • Surname
    Rupapera AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    801470 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 Tokarau Beach, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Rupapera (mother), Tokarau Beach, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    801470 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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

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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



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  • God Bless x
    Public - Cassey - 25 April 2018
  • Aroha mai
    Public - Himiona Rupapera - Direct descendant - 15 July 2017
  • To my wonderful grandfather whom I still miss. You great grand daughter Alexandra is so interested in learning about you and we find ourselves looking for any story about you. We love you and think of you often.
    Public - Lysandra - Direct descendant - 9 April 2017
  • I know you walk with us...i find myself talking to you ..thank you koro for all that you sacrificed always with love and respect tell nan we miss her too.
  • Hey grandad miss you very much think about you all the time if it wasnt for you and your fellow comrades i might not be writing this today i have a lovely daughter now her names Sara May your great mokopuna papa from me and Sara our eternal love goes out too you thank you for giving me and her a future AROHA FOREVER
    Public - Charlton Thomas - Other Relative - 21 April 2015
  • Giving honour to our Koro Horiana Rupapera. Blessed to be counted as one of your many grandchildren. Psalms 127:3-5 Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one's youth. How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They will not be ashamed When they speak with their enemies in the gate.
    Public - Ann-Marie - Other Relative - 21 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • 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 169 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2018CasseyAucklandOther
15 July 2017Himiona Rupaperaauckland nzDirect descendant
09 April 2017LysandraWaiukuDirect descendant
21 April 2015Charlton ThomasBay of Islands New ZealandOther Relative
21 April 2015Ann-MarieAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative

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