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Henry Peter Te Hira

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  • Service number
  • Also known as
    • Henry Slavomir Boroevich AWMM
    • Boroevich AWMM
    • Borovich AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (Photo John Halpin, 2011) - CC BY John Halpin

Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (Photo John Halpin, 2011) - CC BY John Halpin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Peter AWMM
  • Surname
    Te Hira AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Henry Slavomir Boroevich AWMM
    • Boroevich AWMM
    • Borovich AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 May 1919 AWMM
  • 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
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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Henry (Boroevich) Te Hira was the son of Tony Boroevich, and of Mihi (Mary), Boroevich (nee Te Whue), of Waiharara, North Auckland, New Zealand.

    Husband of Elizabeth

    The family farmed at Waiharara

    Three sons, brothers served in WW2: John Boroevich (26452) kia; Henry Peter (Boroevich) Te Hira RNZAF and William (Bill) Alfred Boroevich (29870).

    Name is Henry Slavomir Boroevich. Name is variously spelled as Boroevich and Borovich. Commonly known as Te Hira and served as Te Hira AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    8 August 1971 AWMM
    Age 52 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM Block 1 Row R2 Plot 112 Seq 1 Burial AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Wellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM
      Cemetery register no. 713 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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