Te Pehi AWMM
Also known as
WWII 39556 AWMM
Date of birth
17 June 1917 Public - Gary Parata - Child - 2 September 2015 - Whakapapa files
Place of birth
Waikanae Public - Gary Parata - Child - 2 September 2015 - Whakapapa files
Address before enlistment
WW2 Unknown AWMM Main Road, Waikanae, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
WW2 Miss Charlotte Parata (sister), Waikanae, New Zealand AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
Te Pehi Parata was the son of Hira Wi Parata and Te Oriwa Parata (nee Horomona) of Waikana, Wellington, New Zealand.
'D Company's Te Pehi Parata of Waikanae was struck by a car while walking along a pavement in Durban. He was the 4th member of the 28th Māori Battalion killed in the war.' Source: 28th Māori Battalion website project, Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
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Te Pehi Parata
Koro Te Pehi Parata is my dad uncle he is the son of Tira Wareware Parata who is another sister of Te Pehi. Dad always talked about his uncle and had high respect.
Public - Arlene Agnes - Other relative - 4 May 2019
Kaore tatou e warewaretia i a ratou. Oki oki oki moe mai raa.
Ana Graham Ripia
25 April 2019
Te Pehi Hira Wi Parata, son of Natanahira umutapu Te kakakura Wi Parata- 1860-1932, & oriwa ringi horomona-1890-1927
Public - anne - Researcher - 9 July 2018
Sister- Harata Ria Te uira Parata - 1925-1993.
Brother- Tamaraungataua hira Parata - 1908-1935
Spouse of Rangihanu Wharerau Parata- 1906-1962
Son - Ronald Tup Parata - 1937-2014.
I'm a descendant of Tohuroa (Tom) Parata & Wiremu Te Kakakura Parata. I'm pretty sure that I'm also a descendant of Te Pehi Parata as my whanau are from Waikanae.
God bless those who died for our country.
Paul Rangi Parata
Public - Paul Rangi - Other Relative - 21 April 2015
- 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. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
WW2 2: WW2 144 AWMM
- Information kindly provided by family AWMM
|09 July 2018||anne||Otago||Researcher||
|13 November 2015||Hohepa||Waikanae New Zealand||Other relative||
|02 September 2015||Gary Parata||Tauranga, New Zealand||Child||
|21 April 2015||Paul Rangi||Brisbane, Australia||Other Relative||
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