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Hupa Hamiora

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hupa AWMM
  • Surname
    Hamiora AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25857 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 June 1908 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs T. Hamiora (wife), Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25857 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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 Clerk AWMM
    RotoruaBay of Plenty 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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  • Hupa Hamiora was the son of Pohiri and Kaihau Hamiora, of Whakarewarewa, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Tarihira Hamiora, of Rotorua, Auckland, New Zealand.

    He was the brother of Pohiri Hamiora Skipwith (810766) who also served in the Battalion AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 34 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 VIII. H. 17. 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
    • Whakarewarewa, Te Hokowhitu-a-tu Memorial Gateway, Rotorua AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of Hupa Hamiora

Leave a note

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  • Kei te mihi nunui e Koro, Ka nui te aroha kia koe, Na, Pip xxx
    Public - Lee-Anne Mamaeroa - Direct descendant - 11 April 2016
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  • Ngā mihi mutunga kore ki a koe. Ka maumahara tonu mātou ki a koutou. Kua ako aku tamariki, ka maumahara tonu mātou.
    Public - Paretoroa - Other Relative - 26 April 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. 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 145 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
11 April 2016Lee-Anne MamaeroaRotorua New ZealandDirect descendant
26 April 2015ParetoroaAucklandOther Relative

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