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Te Wiremu Wharepapa

Visited Koro Wiremu grave in Assisi in 2016.  The connection is my mum (Her name is Assisi Akuhata (Nee: Patuwai) - My mum's Mother - Ngatai o Wharekura Patuwai (Nee: Wharepapa).

Assisi. ITALY

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Te Wiremu AWMM
  • Surname
    Wharepapa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    802637 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1920 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 December 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/te-wiremu-wharepapa
  • Place of birth
    Te Kaha Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 December 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/te-wiremu-wharepapa
  • Birth notes
    Son of Tatana and Kerana Wharepapa, of Te Kaha Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 December 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/te-wiremu-wharepapa
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Kaha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs K. Wharepapa (mother), Te Kaha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 Feb 1944-31 March 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    802637 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • In the New Zealand Herald dated 19 September 1945 Private Te W. Wharepapa was reported as having died on active service. On 27 September the newspaper reported he had been killed on active service. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 September 1945 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      WW2 13: WW2 133 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
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.133 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
02 December 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
25 April 2017WAYNEWhakatane, New ZealandDirect descendant

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