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28th MAORI BATTALION - Abraham to Awatere

Journal by ngairedith

almost 3600 men served overseas with the Maori Battalion 1940-1945
of those, 649 were killed or died of wounds while another 1,712 were wounded. Another 29 died as a result of service following discharge

- read the INTRODUCTION to the 28th MAORI BATTALION

- every soldier of the 28th has further information and photos, where available, at the site: BATTALION ROLL

- many 28th Battalion soldiers used alternative names or were known by both Maori and English versions of their names; these are recorded where known - their address is where they were at time of enlistment

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ABRAHAM to AWATERE .. BABBINGTON to BUTLER .. CAIRNS to CURTIS

DANIELS to DYER .. EDMONDS to EVANS .. FACOOREY to FROST

GAGE to GUNSON .. HAAMI to HENARE .. HENDERSON to HUTANA

IHAIA to JURY .. KAA to KEWEN .. KIDWELL to KUTIA

LAMBERT to LUMSDEN .. MAAKA to MAUHENI .. MAUI to MUTU

NAERA to OTIMI .. PAAKA to PAWA .. PEACHEY to PUTARANUI

RAERENGA to REWIRI .. RIA to RYLAND .. SADD to SYLVIA ..

TAARE to TAYLOR .. Te ANO to TUTU .. UATUKU to VERCOE

WAA to WEBSTER .. WEEPU to YOUNG
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* indicates he died for his country


ABRAHAM, Simon Robert - Private 62864
- from 104 Nelson Street, Auckland

* ADAMSON, Waru - Private 801873
- from Karioi, Wellington - DIED in Italy 20-7-1945 aged 35

AHOMIRO, Sonny Ronald - Private 811029
- from State Forest Service, Te Puke

AHOMIRO, John - Private 802577
- from Pongakawa, Te Puke

AKE, John - Private 811491
- from Oropi

AKUHATA, Tamihana Wetini - Private 65488
- from Tikitiki

AKUHATA, Hiko - Private 801875
- from Taneatua

AKUHATA, Pura - Private 39040
- from Waimana

AKUHATA, Tauranga - Private 811668
- from Torere

AKURANGI, John - Private 65268
- from Whatatutu

AKURANGI, Tamure - Private 801876
- from Care of Wilson's Timber Mill, Te Whaiti

ALBERT, Jack - Corporal 39546
- from C/o State Forest Service, Karioi, Wellington

ALBERT, Motu - Sergeant 62644
- from Central House, Opotiki

ALBERT, Haunui - Private 67674
- from Ruatoria

ALBERT, Richard - Private 801660
- from Kaukapakapa

ALEX, Dick - Private 67608
- from Toetoe, Whangarei

* ALLEN, Robin - Corporal 39291
- from St Clair Hotel, Hobson Street, Auckland - DIED Crete aged 22

ALLEN, William Naihi - Corporal 65334
- from P.O. Saies, Whangaroa

ALLEN, King - Sergeant 68210
- from Ahipara

ALLEN, Joseph - Private 801322
- from Whangaroa

ALLISON, Pua - Private 65215
- from Waihau Bay

ALLISON, Hirini - Private 801878
- from Opotiki

ALLISON, Mahuika - Corporal 65214
- from Raukokore, Opotiki

AMAPIU, Eric Francis - Private 801502
- from 226 Hobson Street, Auckland

AMOHAU, Anania - Corporal 6136
- from Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
- Amohau wrote the 28th (Maori) Battalion Marching Song in 1939

AMOTAWA, Kereti - Private 65212
- from C/o Paper Mills Ltd., Whakatane

AMOTAWA, Thomas - Private 68038
- from Rotorua

ANAHANA, Norman Pita - Private 810465
- from 101 Vincent Street, Auckland

ANANIA, John Joseph - Private 67807
- from 20 Pitt Street, Auckland

ANANIA, John William - 25800
- from C/o C.P.O., Auckland

ANARU, Paratene Tiweka - Sergeant 6178
- from Te Kaha

ANARU, Wi Patene - Major 5550
- from Native Department, Rotorua

ANARU, Roland David - Private 815272
- from 29 Pembroke Street, Carterton, Wairarapa

* ANDERSON, Henry Toki - Private 65461
- from Endean's Mill, Waimiha - KILLED IN ACTION Yunisia aged 29

ANDERSON, Arthur Tukiri - Private 67509
- from Tawata R.D., Taumarunui

ANDERSON, Boyd - Private 449259
- from Tokarangi, Halcombe

ANDERSON, Sinclair Valentine - Private 634509
- from Te Teko

ANDERSON, Arthur - Corporal 8830
- from Te Aharoa, via Te Kuiti

ANDERSON, Potaua - Private 811645
- from Murupara

ANDERSON, Jack - Private 67390
- from 16 Gordon Road, Otahuhu

ANDERSON, Frederick - Private 39287
- from Kaeo, North Auckland

* ANDERSON, Jack - Private 62845
- from Victoria St East, Auckland - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert

ANDERSON, Ben - Trooper 802866
- from Utakura, Okaihau, North Auckland

ANDERSON, Joseph Tuteri - Lance Corporal 65216
- from Matatoki

ANDERSON, Charles Katene - Private 801880
- from Wylie Street, Rotorua

ANDERSON, William - Private 67609
- from Ohaewai

ANDERSON, Morris (aka Maurice) - Private 8745
- from Troopers Road, Arapae, Te Kuiti

ANDERSON, George Tahuri Waitara - Private 39280
- from Te Puke

ANDERSON, Victor Wyatt - Private 810669
- from Riverhead, Rodney

ANDREW, Hiko - Private 68367
- from c/o F. Steed, Waitai Valley, Wairoa

ANDREWS, Henry - Private 65150
- from 66 Parnell Rd, Auckland

ANGEL, Richard Athelstan - Private 452573
- from 93 Smart Road, Onehunga, Auckland

ANGELL, Joseph Tai - Lance Corporal 39288
- from c/o Kaipara Steam Ship Company, Helensville

ANGLEM, John Toby - Corporal 25804
- from Temuka

* AORANGI, John - Private 801881
- from c/o Mayfield Brothers, Hawkebridge, Bethlehem, Tauranga
- KILLED IN ACTION in Italy 25-7-1944 aged 26

APANUI, Karangawai - Private 25801
- from Houpoto

APANUI, Christie - Private 68093
- from Otara Rd, Opotiki

APANUI, Manu - Lance Corporal 65217
- from Lower Waiawa

APATARI, Heemi Te Whatu Temporary - Lance Corporal 817740
- from Muriwai, North Auckland

* APATU, Nirai Nepe - Private 39584
- from Takapau - KILLED IN ACTION in Crete 23-5-1941 aged 30

APERAHAMA, Toka - Private 25806
- from Pukepoto, Kaitaia

APERHAMA, James Gerard Pera - Second Lieutenant 35671
- from 78 Ghuznee Street, Wellington

APERAHAMA, John - Private 800785
- from 101 Church St, Onehunga, Auckland

APES, Harry Navau - Private 807383
- from Glenavy

APIATA, Mack - Private 39294
- from Matauri Bay, Mangomui

APIATA, Tau - Private 62657
- from Tauranga

APIATA, Leonard - Private 39658
- from Mamaku, Rotorua

APIATA, Alfred - Private 801590
- frpm Pakaraka

APIATA, Wessie - Private 801882
- from Raukokore

APIHAI, Charles Titirahi - Private 25807
- from Awakeri

APIHAI, William Titirahi - Private 39043
- from Te Teko

APIRANA, Edward - Private 811315
- from Ohinemutu, Rotorua

APUWAI, Sonny - Private 25808
- from Ruatoria

* ARAMAKUTU, Haretea Tuniuarangi - Private 65409
- from Waipawa - DIED Western Desert 2-11-1942 aged 37

ARANO, Heremaia - Corporal 62793
- from Ahipara

ARANUI, Kara - Private 817526
- from Mohaka

ARANUI, Kamira - Private 67527
- from Horo Horo, Rotorua

ARATEMA, David Kohuru - Private 62443
- from 8 Maraetai Street, Tokoroa

ARENA, Te Rangi - Private 39292
- from Totara North

* ARENA, Skinner - Private 68504
- from Whangarei - DIED in Faenza, Italy 11-5-1945 aged 39

* ARONA, Whito - Private 39289
- from Kohukohu, Hokianga - DIED in Italy 21-12-1943 aged 25

ASHBY, Henry - Private 812659
- from Pakotai, Whangarei

* ASHBY, George - Private 39295
- from Pahia, Bay of Islands - DIED in England 4-11-1940 aged 27

* ASHBY, James - Private 801331
- from 142 Maunu Road, Whangarei - DIED in Italy 9-2-1945 aged 23

ASHBY, Arthur Walter - Private 65333
- from Pahia

ASHBY, Kimete - Private 801883
- from Kaukapakapa

* ASHER, George Asher - Second Lieutenant 62486
- from 95A Grafton Rd, Auckland - KILLED IN ACTION Italy aged 29

ASHER, John David Atirau - Private 800851
- from Tokaanu

* ASPINALL, Louis - Private 67312
- from Apia, Samoa - KILLED IN ACITON Italy 20-3-1944 aged 26

ASTLE, Harry - Private 810690
- from 40 St Paul St, Auckland

ATA, Joe Naka - Private 64585
- from 41 Railway Street, Frankton, Hamilton

ATAMA, Harry - Private 802764
- from Te Kaha

ATAMA, Manuera - Private 25809
- from Pawarenga, North Auckland

ATARAU, John - Private 811037
- from Waiahau, Whakatane

ATARAU, Maia - Private 65265
- from Waiahau, Whakatane

ATKINA, Jim - Private 815702
- from Winter Show Camp, St John Street, Wellington

* ATKINS, Joe - Private 39642
- from Eureka, Hamilton - KILLED IN ACTION Western Deser aged 28

ATKINS, Rakapa - Private 801886
- from Tikitiki

* ATKINS, Jerry - Private 811345
- from Opotiki - KILLED IN ACTION Florence, Italy 24-7-1944 aged 23

ATKINS, Rangi (aka Parekura Pone Parata) - Private 801887
- from Tokomaru Bay

ATKINS, Bill - Private 67497
- from Tokomaru Bay

ATUTAHI, Davis George Ngaro - Private 25810
- from Patea

ATUTAHI, Henry - Private 813512
- from Te Kuiti

AUGUST, Tipuna - Corporal 65218
- from Torere, Opotiki

* AUGUST, John - Warrant Officer Class 2 65434
- from Auckland - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 2-11-1942 aged 33

AUKAHA, Koro Pene - Temporary Sergeant 802386
- from c/o Mr Haeusler, Whakatane

* AUPOURI, Hemi Hemara - Private 39041
- from Reporoa - DIED Western Desert 3-8-1942 aged 30

AWAHOU, John - Private 815280
- from Okaiawa

AWARANGI, Jacob - Private 817527
- from Waihirire Road, Wairoa

AWARAU, Paul Matehe - Private 26150
- from Waipiro Bay

AWARAU, Waipaina Matehe - Captain 39656
- from Native Land Court, Sydney Street, Wellington

AWATERE, Arapeta Marukitepua Pitapitanuiarangi
- Lieutenant Colonel 39636
- from 110 Crawford Road, Gisborne

* AWATERE, Tamati - Private 39161
- from Gisborne - DIED Western Desert 23-11-1941 aged 30

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