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Ranga Raharuhi

Portrait from The Weekly News; 9 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 9 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ranga AWMM
  • Surname
    Raharuhi AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Rangi AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 39437 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
    WW2 Whatuwhiwhi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs K.P. Raharuhi (mother), Kenana, Mangonui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 39437 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Ranga Raharuhi was the son of Phillip and Kane Raharuhi, of Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand. (CWGC)

    Son of Mrs Fanny Raharuhi, of Mangonui. (NROH CD)

    Name appears as Ranga in Nominal Rolls and CWGC, as Rangi in Northland Roll of Honour. Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 15. B. 14. 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
    • Mangonui (Cenotaph) War Memorial, Mangonui, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mangonui War Memorial Hall, Mangonui, Northland, New Zealand AWMM

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  • Hey, I'm researching Ranga Raharuhi and I noticed that there is no information about his birth. So if anyone knows A: His date of birth, and B: His place of birth could they please pass that information on to me? And may he rest in peace.
    Public - Ethan - Researcher - 29 April 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. 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 153 AWMM
    • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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