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Mita Hori Hohua

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mita Hori AWMM
  • Surname
    Hohua AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Mita Heri Hohua AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 20859 AWMM
    • WWII 810641 AWMM
    • WWII 801641 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 Taneatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Ihipera Hohua (mother), Ruatoki, via Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs T. Hohua (wife), 1 Newsome Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • One of the 50 Tūhoe soldiers who fought in WW1. Ngāti Koura. Pvt. World War 1, 1914-1918, sn.20859, Māori Contingent, embarked 15-Nov-1916 for Devonport England. Farmer, next of kin - Mrs Ihipera Hohua (mother); Turaki Te Maitaranui (wife). dcd 1976 age 84Y (Charles Timutimu Research Project).

    Urewera Lands Consolidation Scheme (Report of Commissioners as to position of). Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1924 Session I, G-07."At a sitting of the Commission at Ruatoki in April last it was stated that a number of the Urewera Natives sold their lands prior to enlisting for the war; those who returned now find themselves landless, and they ask that the Crown give them land so that they may not be a burden on the members of their families." Mita was listed as one of these men.

    Military Personnel file states his WWII service number as 801641, while the Nominal Roll entry is 810641. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    1976 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Anzac Hall, Te Rewarewa Marae, Ruatoki AWMM

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  • External links
  • References
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      45: 34 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 45 AWMM
    • Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMM
      Urewera Lands Consolidation Scheme (Report of Commissioners as to position of). Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1924 Session I, G-07. AWMM
    • Research for this record was kindly provided by the Nga Wahi Pakanga I Karipori Charles Timutimu Research (August 2014). This project focused on the men of the Te Urewera area who fought in the 1st World War 1914 - 1918. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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