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Hemi James Kena

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Hemi James AWMM
    • Hemi Jame's Public - Jason Ward - Child - 17 January 2017 - Personal knowledge of my Dad
  • Surname
    Kena AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jim , Poppa Bulldog Public - Jason Ward - Child - 17 January 2017 - Personal knowledge of my Dad
  • Service number
    305501 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Ngati Whatua Public - Jason Ward - Child - 17 January 2017 - Personal knowledge of my Dad
  • Hapū
    Te Uri O Hau Public - Jason Ward - Child - 17 January 2017 - Personal knowledge of my Dad
  • Waka
    Mahuhu Public - Jason Ward - Child - 17 January 2017 - Personal knowledge of my Dad
  • Rohe
    Kaipara Public - Jason Ward - Child - 17 January 2017 - Personal knowledge of my Dad
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 September 1939 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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

Biographical information

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  • Died in Dargaville AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2001 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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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  • Kia Ora Ataahua I am one of many nieces of Uncle Hemi James Kena and I would like to give tribute to my uncle and his comrades in the wars they fought to bring peace in the world. Thinking of you uncle on this day sending love to you and remembrance of you will always remain in my heart.
    Arohanui Barbara and Whanau in Australia and New Zealand xxx
    Public - Barbara Waipapa Lois - Direct descendant - 11 November 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert M. (1995). Voices from a border war : a history of 1 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1963 to 1965. Melbourne, Vic.: Robert Gurr. AWMM
    • Pugsley, C. (2003). From emergency to confrontation: the New Zealand armed forces in Southeast Asia, 1949-1966. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • Subritzky, M. (1990). The Subritzky legend. Waikanae, N.Z.: Heritage Press. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 8 May 1964, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.139-150 AWMM

Contributors

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11 November 2020Barbara Waipapa LoisSunshine Coast Queensland AustraliaDirect descendant

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