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Kerepori Kiwha

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  J_020. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel J_020. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kerepori AWMM
  • Surname
    Kiwha AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Kelly Kiwha AWMM
  • Service number
    802028 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 Puha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr T. Kiwha (father), Puha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    802028 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Te Kauri Kiwha and Tau Iwi Kiwha, of Puha, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Te Akau Kiwha, of Puha. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 October 1944 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ravenna War Cemetery, Italy AWMM V. A. 26. 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

Roll of Honour

Remember Kerepori Kiwha by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Kerepori Kiwha

Leave a note

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  • Kia ora koro, I am tawhetakinos moko and would like to send our love from all the whanau back in puha Arohanui Kelly
    Public - kelly - Other relative - 22 September 2015
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  • Kia ora Koro. You are the epitome of courage. Without your bravery we would not be where we are today. No words could ever show the appreciation each & everyone one of us has for you. Arohanui Your Moko xxx
    Public - Alex - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
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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
    • 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 108 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

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
01 January 2018AniheraAuckland, New ZealandOther relative
22 September 2015kellypuha,te karaka,gisborneOther relative
24 April 2015AlexGisborne, New ZealandOther Relative

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