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Reweti Ihaka

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Kaitaia War Memorial 1939-1945, Melba Street, Kaitaia. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY John Halpin 2012

Kaitaia War Memorial 1939-1945, Melba Street, Kaitaia. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY Joh …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Reweti AWMM
  • Surname
    Ihaka AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 62732 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 July 1918 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    5.7.1918 Public - Megan - Researcher - 7 April 2016 - Military personnel files, archives New Zealand
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Te Kao, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs T.P. Ihaia (mother), Te Kao, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 62732 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 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    KaitaiaNorthland 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Reweti Ihaka was the son of Te Paea Ihaka, of Te Kao, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 November 1942 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa 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
    • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Reweti Ihaka

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  • My mother Betty (Rihipeti) is Reweti's niece. Betty was raised by Reweti's Mother and Father Te Paea and Eru in Te Kao. She shared with me her fond memories of Reweti, as her most beloved Uncle.
    Public - Guy - Direct descendant - 9 March 2017
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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 March 2017GuyTAUPODirect descendant
07 April 2016MeganKaitaia, New ZealandResearcher

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