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Samuel Moeke

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 August 2015 - Family Reports
  • Forenames
    Samuel AWMM
  • Surname
    Moeke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Sam AWMM
    • Hamiora Moeke Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 August 2015 - Family Reports
  • Service number
    65303 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
    Waiapu/East Coast - Ruatoria Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 September 2015 - Research
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    Abt 1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 September 2015 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Hiruharama, Ruatoria, East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 September 2015 - Research
  • Birth notes
    son of Renata Waera Moeke and Heni Matekino Haereroa nee (Heni Wenewene). Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 September 2015 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waitakaro Post Office, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.M. Moeke (father), Waitakaro Post Office, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • married Wahine Ngaro Roa Mate Ki Te Whenua Houia aka (Shine) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 September 2015 - Research

Service

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65303 AWMM
  • Military service
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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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

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Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
    11 July 1976 AWMM
    Age 58 AWMM
    GisborneNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 September 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 759; Warrant # 26621 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 September 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
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  • Nga mihi aroha ki a koe, na Tuameko Moeke, e wha aku pakeke.
    Public - Tuameko - Other relative - 29 May 2018
  • Born Hamiora Moeke aka Sam Moeke Samuel Moeke married Wahine Ngaro Roa Mate Ki Te Whenua Houia aka (Shine) and had 5 Children- Rangi Puano Moeke, Kessie Hinekehu Moeke, Tau Korea Moeke, Hana Mariea Gerrard and Hine Moeke. Originally from Hiruharama on the East Coast of the North island near the small rural community of Ruatorea/Ruatoria and is of the Ngati Porou iwi. His parents were Renata Waera Moeke and Heni Matekino Haereroa nee (Heni Wenewene). He returned home to his whanau after the war as opposed to dying in Africa as previously stated on this site but peacefully passed away 11/07/1976.

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 249 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

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29 May 2018TuamekoGisborneOther relative
29 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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