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Rongo Herewini

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rongo AWMM
  • Surname
    Herewini AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    811095 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1913 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/rongo-herewini
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Haemga and Naiti H. Herewini, of Opotiki, Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/rongo-herewini
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Houpoto, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Herewini (mother), Houpoto, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    811095 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Haemga and Naiti H. Herewini, of Opotiki AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 December 1943 AWMM
    Age 30 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
    • Cassino Memorial, Italy AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM
    • 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. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 87 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Profile published in Soutar (2008) 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
19 October 2022Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher
19 January 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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