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Kepa Naera

Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 September 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright
Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 September 1944 - This image … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kepa AWMM
  • Surname
    Naera AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    808548 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 PO Box 60, Gladstone, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs V.R. Naera (wife), Naumai, Gladstone, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    808548 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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  • Kepa Naera was the son of Te Weringa Naera and Te Kaihou Manihera Naera, of Takapau; husband of Vivienne Rauhina Naera (nee Stewart), of Carterton. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Florence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VII. F. 12. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I wish you came back safe and well. Nan always spoke of you and missed you so much. One day xoxoxox
    Public - Rachael Kaihou - Other Relative - 8 September 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      The Weekly News 1944 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. (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 141 AWMM
    • Pipiwharauroa AWMM
      Douglas, H. (2000). Maori Battalion whanau visit Italy. Pipiwharauroa, p. 8. AWMM

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08 September 2015Rachael KaihouWairarapa New ZealandOther Relative
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