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Wallace Huriwai

Pte # 68043 Wallace HURIWAI of Tikitere/Rotorua
8th Reinforcements of the 28th Maori Battalion

Wallace HURIWAI

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wallace AWMM
  • Surname
    Huriwai AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Warihe AWMM
    • Warahi AWMM
  • Service number
    68043 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 Tikitere, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr K. Huriwai (father), Tikitere, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Listed on the Nominal Roll and in Soutar (2008) as Wallace Huriwai. Listed at Archives New Zealand as Warihe (Wallace) Huriwai. Listed on Gisborne District cemetery database as Warihi. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    9 January 1978 AWMM
    Age 54 AWMM
    East CoastNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson Road, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM RSA Plot 809 AWMM
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Memorials

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 197 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). p. 387 AWMM
    • Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson Road, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM
      Cemetery register no. 25561 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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02 August 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher

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