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Moa Wharerau

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Moa AWMM
  • Surname
    Wharerau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    811764 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 C/o T. Rae, Te Puke Rural Mail Delivery, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs K. Wharerau (wife), C/o T. Rae, Te Puke Rural Mail Delivery, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married 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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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Bushman/Civilian AWMM
    PapakuraAuckland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 December 1944 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Forli War Cemetery, Italy AWMM II, A, 4. AWMM
  • 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
    • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Moa Wharerau

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  • hae whanau if you ever read this . Moa was my great uncle and I have always looked up to him through little story's of herd about him since I was a child . About how he was the northland boxing champ etc would like to no more . Cheers all the way from Taranaki . Much love
    Public - Luke - Other relative - 25 April 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 104 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 October 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
20 December 2021Ian Banks Taumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 April 2017LukeWaitara New Zealand Other relative

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