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Watene Herewini

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  H_019. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel H_019. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Watene AWMM
  • Surname
    Herewini AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Kimihanga Herewini AWMM
  • Service number
    801969 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1921 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/watene-herewini
  • Place of birth
    Te Kaha, Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/watene-herewini
  • Birth notes
    Son of Mahuita and Pare Herewini, of Te Kaha Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 October 2022 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/watene-herewini
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Kaha, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs P. Herewini (mother), Te Kaha, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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 Mahuika and Parehuia Herewini, of Te Kaha AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 January 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM XI. C. 18. 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

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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
    • 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
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Ko te Reo Huringa Tau o te Ope Maori Tuarua, i noho ki Remuera, Ohaeawai, 1942-43: The Anniversary Magazine of the Second Maori Battalion, Remuera, Ohaeawai 1942-1943. Patrick Smyth Papers, MS-2002-147, Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of Members of the 2nd Maori Battalion, 26th January 1943. Part of the 2nd Maori Battalion Anniversary Magazine. (MS-2002-147). Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 October 2022Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher
31 December 2021Ian Banks Taumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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