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Koroneihana Moa

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Koroneihana AWMM
  • Surname
    Moa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Snowy Moa AWMM
    • S. Moa AWMM
  • Service number
    65351 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1918 AWMM WaipapakauriNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1941 AWMM Pawarenga, Far North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr R. Moa (father), Pawarenga, Far North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65351 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Koroneihana Moa was the eldest son of Rupapera Moa and Ana Moa, of Broadwood

    Born at Waipapakauri in 1918, he was educated at Rotokakahi School before later taking up farming.

    He enlisted in May 1941 and went overseas in December 1942.

    Listed as S. Moa on the Hokianga Memorial AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1943 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM VI. D. 24. 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
    • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Koroneihana Moa

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  • My name is Korneihana i am 14 years old, even tho i have never meet you i am one of the koroneihana that have been named after you groining up we saw your photo everyday on nannys wall she is your sister nanny mary-ann Moa she is my mothers fathers mothers so that is how we are linked. awsome to acturlly get information about you and iv seen you for meny years.
    Public - Koroneihana - Other relative - 27 September 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 279 AWMM

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27 September 2015KoroneihanaAuckland New zealandOther relative
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