Māori › Hemi Hemara Aupouri Died 3 August 1942 PDF Key details Service number39041 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM 28 (Maori) Battalion, C Company AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel A_012. Image taken June 2020. © Auckland Museum CC BY AWMM Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHemi Hemara AWMM SurnameAupouri AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number39041 AWMM GenderMale AWMM IwiIwi Māori AWMM Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Reporoa, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs R. Aupouri, (mother), Reporoa, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignWestern Desert AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number39041 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM Rotorua, Bay of Plenty AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM 28 (Maori) Battalion, C Company AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Second Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM 28 (Maori) Battalion, C Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Hemi Aupouri was the son of Katene and Raiha Aupouri. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death3 August 1942 AWMM Age 30 AWMM Western Desert, North Africa AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled on Active Service AWMM Death notes CemeteryEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM I, D. 9. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Hemi Hemara Aupouri by laying a poppy. Pakipaki Aupini Frederick Aupouri Hemi Hemara Aupouri Tutakiau Aura David Aurelius Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Hemi Hemara Aupouri Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives MS-1993-139 Sources Sources Contribute › External links28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945 http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/ Further Reference Cody, J.F. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htm Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2092074 Sources Used DocumentsAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM WW2 2: WW2 11 AWMM Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.