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28th MAORI BATTALION - Kaa to Kewene

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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(work in progress)

* indicates he died for his country


KAA, Hone Te Kauru Private & 2nd Lieutenant 65285
- from Rangitukia, East Cape
- Son of Panikena and Matewa Kaa of Rangitukia
- enlisted from Hick's Bay

KAA, Kawa Lance Corporal 6141
- from Rangitukia, East Cape
- Son of Panikena and Matewa Kaa of Rangitukia
- enlisted from Rangitukia

KAA, Hoani Private 801996 mor
- from Rangitukia, East Cape

KAA, Henry Private 801995
- from Rangitukia, East Cape

KAA, Petera Private 801997
- from Rangitukia
- Next Of Kin was his uncle B. King of Waituhi, Patutahi
- has same serial number as his cousin Prince Kaa
- he was a Prisoner of War in Stalag 7A

KAA, Prince Private 801997
- from Rangitukia
- Next Of Kin was his uncle B. King of Waituhi, Patutahi
- has same serial number as his cousin Petera Kaa

KAHAKI, Urikore Private 811320
- from Waihau Bay, Bay of Plenty

KAHAKI, Herewini Private 802597
- from Opotiki, Bay of Plenty

KAHAKI, Kingi Private 801999
- from Rangitukia, East Cape

KAHAKI, Taare Teomanga Messines (Charles) Private 817540
- from Rangitukia, Tikitiki

KAHI, Robert Private 39358
- from Paihia, Bay of Islands

KAHOTEA, Barney Private 802000
- from Waitao, Tauranga

KAHU, Kura (aka Mareikura) Private 39185
- from Waipiro Bay

KAHUKIWA, Monu Private 62887
- from Ohinemutu, Rotorua

KAHURA, Tomo Private 62870
- from Te Koura, Taumarumui

* KAHUROA, Manaroa Private 802001
- from Bridge Pa, Hastings - DIED in Italy 22 Sep 1944 aged 31
- Son of Paora Kahuroa and Rihi Rarere of Hastings

* KAIAWE, Robin Sergeant 801396
- from Okaihau, Northland - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 13 April 1945 aged 24

KAIAWHA, William Heke Private 62671
- from Hairini, Tauranga

KAIHAU, Stewart Private 67391
- from Otaki, Levin

KAIKA, Rua John Sergeant 62586
- from Te Araroa, Gisborne

* KAIMOANA, Charlie Private 25899
- from North Clyde, Wairoa - KILLED IN ACTION Greece 17 April 1941 aged 26
- son of Wharekawie Kaimoana & Haromi Tipu

KAIPUKE, Wiremu Lance Corporal 802003
- aka Bunny Yates & Ngarua William Yates
- from Nuhuka, Gisborne

* KAIRE, Komene Private 801397
- from Ohaeawai, Northland - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 22 March 1944 aged 37
- Son of William and Erana Kaire of Te Ahuahu, Northland
- husband of May Kaire (widowed)

KAIRE, Michael Private 801202
- from c/o A, G, Yule, Te Kawa, Otorohanga

* KAIRE, Morehu Henare Corporal 36595
- from Pipiwai, North Auckland - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 16 Dec 1941 aged 23
- Name mispelt on the Nominal Roll & CWGC (2009) as Moreau Henare Kaire

* KAIRE, Pomare King Sergeant 24112
- Son of William and Louisa Kaire of Pipiwai
- from Pipiwai, North Auckland - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 5 July 1942 aged 27

KAIRE, William Motu Private 801278
- from Orini, Waikato
- mother in Kaikohe

KAIWAI, Robert Private 68391
- aka Shebo Kaiwai
- from Ruatoria, East Coast
- enlisted from Kohupatiki, Hawkes Bay

KAIWAI, Reweti Moana (aka Reweti Hoia) Private 62587
- from Ruatoria, East Coast
- enlisted from Puha, Gsborne

KAIWAI, Hira Private 802002
- from Ruatoria, East Coast

KAIWAI, Henare (aka Henry Maru or Ishma Maru) Private 67427
- from Ruatoria. East Coast
- enlisted from Puha, Gisborne

KAKA, Moses Private 39360
- from

KAKE, Whare Private 25900
- from

KAKE, Richard Temporary Sergeant 801866
- from

KAKE, Charles Private 65346
- from

KAKE, Benjamin Private 802004
- from

KAMIRA, Ken Private 39366
- from

KAMO, Rangihaeata Peter Private 39755
- from

KANAVATOA, Curly Private 810746
- from

KANI, Tuhakori Private 39544
- from

KANI, Heu Heu Te Matuahori Staff Sergeant 65513
- from

KANI, Albert Ottley Private 62588
- from

KAPA, Waata Mutu Private 25902
- from Tuakau

KAPA, Fisher Joseph Private 25901
- from Helensville

KAPA, Parekura Private 806483
- from

KAPOHE, Tihi Private 65514
- from

KAPUAROA, Barney Ihaia Te Maere Private 65286
- from Waihirere Pa, Gisborne

KARA, Rangi Private 39222
- from Gisborne

KARA, Tuahae Hemi Pohatu Private 39198
- aka Joss Carroll
- from Tolaga Bay, Gisborne
- mother at Manutuke

KARAAKA, Heta Te Hianga Private 630034
- from Paraprara Rd, Raetihi
- wife at Ridgway St Wanganui

KARAITIANA, Te Kauru Te Huki Lieutenant 6080
- from

KARAITIANA, Rangi Ruru Wananga Private 39583
- from

KARAKA, Hoane Private 811429
- from

KARAKA, Waka Potae Second Lieutenant 5947
- from

KARAKA, Maru Private 802005
- from

KARAKA, Paki Private 68224
- from

KARAKA, Te Awarau Turei Private 802416
- from

KARAKA, Mickey Private 817691
- from

KARAKA, Kereopa Private 62589
- from

KARANGA, Massey Private 65153
- from

KARANGA, Don Private 39364
- from

KARAURIA, Pangorangi Private 39141
- from

KARAURIA, Jack Private 817692
- from

KARAWA, Tautini Moana Private 802006
- from

KARE, Kare Mihaere Private 804680
- from

KAREKO, Jack Titore Private 67657
- from

KARENA, William Huia Private 67670
- from

KARENA, Tena Henry Private 65659
- from

KARENA, Devon Private 632716
- from

KARENA, Ernest Private 805061
- from

KARENA, John Private 805276
- from

KARENA, Moses Thomas Warrant 65419
- from

KAREPA, John Ruawai Lance Corporal 802008
- from

KARETU, Taake Private 39575
- from

KARETU, Bunny Private 62590
- from

KARIKARI, Tipene Private 68207
- from

KARINI, Haua Private 67429
- from

KARIPA, Wiri Private 62549
- from

KARORA, Jacob Private 67631
- from

KARORA, Terea Private 39668
- from

KARU, Peter Private 801624
- from

KATAE, Henry Private 39772
- from

KATAE, Te Moana Private 39164
- from

KATENE, Thomas Kuta Private 39571
- from

KATENE, Okiha Private 39083
- from

KATENE, Taka Private 39368
- from

KATENE, Waki Private 67538
- from

KATENE, Katene Private 62903
- from

KATENE, George Lieutenant 6125
- from

KATENE, Hopa Private 39080
- from

KATIPA, Miini Kere Kere Private 802010
- from

KAU, Kau Petera Private 817693
- from

KAUA, Tame Takakino Corporal 6180
- from

KAUA, Hone Tamati Corporal 802011
- from

KAUA, Pita Tipunakore Temporary Sergeant 817622
- from

KAUI, Te Whanau Kangaro Kitepo Private 802013
- from

KAUI, Fred Private 802012 mor
- from

KAUKAU, Tommy Grey Private 68390
- from

KAWANA, Dawson Private 817727
- from

KAWE, Frederick Private 67518
- from

KAWEKA, Motu Private 62735
- from

KAWEROA, Joe Private 800747
- from

KAWHIA, Edward Patrick Private 817621
- fom

KEEFE, James Private 802015
- from

KEEFE, Peter Runic Private 65429
- from

KEEFE, John Private 65427
- from

KEEFE, George Tau Ta Private 68289
- from

KEEFE, Dick Meri Kihareka Private 817542
- from

KEELAN, Rangiora Private 62591
- from

KEELAN, Hohepa George Private 802016
- from

KEELAN, Noema Rapoi Private 67430
- from

KEELAN, Joseph Private 65448
- from

KEEPA, John Private 813533
- from

KEEPA, Te Ua Private 811116
- from

KEEPA, Wiremu Mataia Private 814706
- from

KEIHA, Kingi Areta Temporary Lieutenant Colonel 39620
- from

KELLY, Ned Rako Private 801626
- from

KELLY, John Private 801700
- from

KELLY, Marshall Private 8834
- from

KELLY, Philip Private 67632
- from

KELLY, Thomas Private 8857
- from

KEMARA, Umuriki Private 62672
- from

KEMARA, Romeo Private 811386
- from

KEMP, Pera Te Kaura Private 39217
- from

KEMP, James Mervyn Private 810607
- from

KEMP, Sydney Boy Private 631811
- from

KENNY, Andrew Private 802504
- from

KENNY, Aylmer Courtenay Lance Corporal 46019
- from

KEPA, Mahu Private 39715
- from

KEPA, Tiakiriri Robert Private 65344
- from

KEPA, Kepa Private 811099
- from

KEPPA, Edward Private 62734
- from

KEPPA, Jock Private 65345
- from

KEREHOMA, Tawa Private 39252
- from

KEREI, Niao Private 65228
- from

KEREI, Wi Private 802017 mor
- from

KEREOPA, Hitini Warrant Officer Class 2 6095
- from

KEREOPA, Hamiora Private 39365
- from

KEREOPA, Samuel Private 803312
- from

KERETENE, Hori Private 39367
- from

KERETI, Patrick Private 65189
- from

KERR, Ivan Douglas Private 812967
- from

KEWENE, Charles Private 64295
- from

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on 2011-04-19 08:31:32

PECK of TAITA

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by ambertaipihakaiwai on 2011-10-14 09:04:50

thankyou for your help ngaire from taita...

by ambertaipihakaiwai on 2011-10-14 09:05:33

thankyou for your help ngaire from taita...
that is my papa in the 28th maori battalion..papa robert(shebo) kaiwai

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