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Haretea Tuniuarangi Aramakutu

Hinerupe Marae War Memorial, Te Araroa - 65409 Pte T Aramakutu's name appears on this War Memorial

Hinerupe Marae War Memorial, Te Araroa

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Haretea Tuniuarangi AWMM
  • Surname
    Aramakutu AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tu, Cole Atkins AWMM
  • Service number
    65409 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 January 1905 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o J.A. Tawse, Waipawa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr T. Aramakutu (father), Waipawa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65409 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    2 November 1942 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM I.H.15 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • To my grandfather...never met but never forgotten.
    Public - Moira Ellen - Direct descendant - 26 August 2017
  • Herewini Aramakutu Nati TeAra Wiki Aramakutu served in WW1 Haretea Aramakutu served inWW11 All sons Te One Te Aramakutu. Wiki being the only surviver to return Home
    Public - raihania - 23 September 2015
  • Haretea aramakutu is the younger brother of herewini aramakutu who was killed in WW1 and is buried in Galipoli. They also had another brother who went under the name of Nati Te Ara who died of illness after WW1 and was buried at sea in the English channel.
    Public - raihania - 23 September 2015



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 14 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
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 August 2017Moira EllenAustraliaDirect descendant
22 May 2016Jonathan Wanganui, New ZealandDirect descendant
04 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
23 September 2015raihaniaHastings nzOther

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