Son of Rongo and Pine Hamana, of Te Wairoa, Hawkes Bay.
Listed in the New Zealand War Contingent Association weekly report published in the Chronicles of the NZEF (August (1) p. 19)
Reported as "not at all well, does not seem to improve much" in the New Zealand War Contingent Association hospital report published in the Chronicles of the NZEF (August (2) p. 41), visited in Walton Hospital
No. 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Mount Felix, Walton. (see vertical files (Hospitals, Military), Armoury Information Centre, Auckland War Memorial Museum)
Embarked for Gallipoli, 30 June 1915.
Disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt, from Mudros, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Embarked Port Said, Egypt, and proceeded overseas to France, 9 April 1916.
Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, Armentieres, and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, 13 July 1916 (bronchitis); to No 35 General Hospital, Calais, 14 July 1916; reported 'dangerous ill', 27 July 1916; to England, and admitted to No 2 London General Hospital, Chelsea, 28 July 1916; transferred to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 16 August 1916.
Died, No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 3 October 1916 (pneumonia).
Parents: Rongo and Pine Hamana, Te Wairoa, Hawke's Bay AWMM