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Wiremu Henare

Private Wiremu Henare, who embarked with the 5th Reinforcements. He was wounded once invalided home.

Private Wiremu Henare

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wiremu AWMM
  • Surname
    Henare AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25868 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1927 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 28 August 2023 - Estimated from age at time of death
  • Place of birth
    Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 28 August 2023 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/176381890/wiremu-henare
  • Birth notes
    Son of J HENARE Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 28 August 2023 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Kai Ora Station, Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J. Henare (father), Kai Ora Station, Tolaga 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
    25868 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
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    22 February 1978 Public Source
  • Date of death
    22 February 1978 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - Tolaga Bay - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    57yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - Tolaga Bay - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - Tolaga Bay - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tolaga Bay Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - Tolaga Bay - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block: TOLRS; Plot 50 Warrant # 427 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - Tolaga Bay - Gisborne Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 156 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 August 2023Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher
15 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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