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28th MAORI BATTALION - Weepu to Young

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


WEEPU, Tangihaere Morera - Private 26085
- from Arahura

WEEPU, Ihaia - Corporal 26089
- from Arahura

* WEHI, Matua Petuha - Private 39802
- from Norsewood - KILLED IN ACTION Crete 23-5-1941 aged 24

WEHIPEIHANA, Kootu - Private 65404
- from Ohau

WEHIPEIHANA, James William Kaka - Private 39649
- from

WEHIPEIHANA, Robert - Private 813381
- from

WEHIPEIHANA, Seth - Temporary - Lance Corporal 810629
- from

WEIR, Gerald Harcourt - Captain 6131
- from

WELLINGTON, Hokio Walton - Temporary Staff Sergeant 1363
- from Ngunguru

WELLS, Jack William - Private 634514
- from Matakana Island

WELLS, Edward Haupuru - Lance Sergeant 65372
- from

WELLS, Morgan Andrew - Sergeant 6108
- from Whakatane

WELSH, Colin - Private 39500
- from

WEPA, Harry - Private 815315
- from

WEPIHA, Tipene - Private 812609
- from

WERETA, William Mahuri - Private 6129
- from Cross Creek

* WERETA, William - Private 65390
- from Waverley - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 26-10-1942 age 29

* WERETA, Oliver Maketu - Private 67490
- from Kai Iwi - New Zealand 5-6-1942 aged 27

* WERETA, Lorimer Tehauwhakamaru - Private 26088
- from Canterbury - DIED Greece 20-4-1941 aged 22

WEROHIA, Whetu Deryk Kempton - Temporary Corporal 801522
- from Papamoa

WEROHIA, Whetu - Second Lieutenant 4997
- from

WEST, Thomas Patrick - Private 807351
- from Wainui

* WEST, Paki Coupar - Lieutenant 39572
- from Invercargill - DIED Western Desert 24-10-1942 aged 27

WEST, William Henry - Private 8458
- from

WEST, Thomas Bernard - Corporal 608942
- from

WETERE, Wiki - Private 65210
- from Te Kuiti

WETERE, Hector - Private 26086
- from Otakeo

WETERE, Hori - Private 804893
- from Pongaroa

WETI, John - Private 811737
- from Waikino

* WETINI, Glen - Private 67525
- from Otorohanga - KILLED IN ATION Tunisia 20-4-1943 aged 43

* WETINI, Tim Corporal 26087
- from Te Teko - DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 2-6-1944 aged 26

WHAANGA, Christianity - Private 62632
- from

WHAANGA, Teratau - Sergeant 68282
- from

WHAANGA, Norman - Private 62633
- from

WHAANGA, Rangi - Private 817674
- from

WHAIAPU, Tommie - Private 811130
- from

WHAIAPU, Keith - Private 813540
- from

WHAITIRI, Robert Agrippa Moengaroa - Sergeant 8756
- from

* WHAKARAU, Eruera Te Kahu Iver - Private 62879
- from Frankton - DIED Western Desert 24-10-1942 aged 24

WHAKATAKA, Syd - Private 817675
- from

* WHARE, John - Private 39760
- from PAKIPAKI - KILLED IN ACTION Crete 23-5-1941 aged 26

* WHAREAITU, Rongo - Private 65262
- from Tauranga - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 2-11-1942 aged 24

* WHAREAITU, Hone Kira - Private 39638
- from Wellington - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 1-8-1944 aged 30

WHAREAITU, Wiremu - Sergeant 802301
- from

WHAREHINGA, George - Corporal 802300
- from

WHAREHINGA, Tuakana - Private 808559
- from

WHAREHINGA, Kereama - Sergeant 39744
- from

WHAREHINGA, Barney Te Urikore - Private 817676
- from

WHAREKURA, Tani - Private 65263
- from

WHAREPAPA, Papera - Private 39129
- from

WHAREPAPA, Ngawaea - Private 809257
- from

* WHAREPAPA, Te Wiremu Private 802637
- from Te Kaha - DIED Italy 6-9-1945 aged 24

* WHAREPAPA, Bridger - Private 802483
- from Tauranga - DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 13-12-1943 aged 25

* WHRERAU, Maru - Private 39511
- from Whangarei - DIED Western Desert 15-12-1941 aged 29

* WHARERAU, Nick (aka Mick) - Private 62863
- from Auckland - DIED Tunisia 14-4-1943 aged 33

* WHARERAU, Moa - Private 811764
- from Te Puke - DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 16-12-1944 aged 31

WHAREREWA, Toihau - Private 39276
- from

WHAREREWA, Walter Waratina - Private 39277
- from

WHATA, Aperahama - Staff Sergeant 802302
- from Rotoiti

WHATRAU, Daniel - Private 801859
- from Towai

* WHATARAU, Haupai - Private 812612
- from Towai - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 15-12-1944 aged 21

WHATU, Apiti William - Private 62880
- from

WHATU, Tuhi Whetu - Private 802682
- from

WHITE, Rawhira - Private 39619
- from

* WHITE, Mema - Private 805083
- from Waitara - DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 29-5-1944 aged 23

WHITE, Abe - Private 26090
- from

WHITE, Mathew - Private 26091
- from

WHITE, Eru Te Pauhu - Private 67468
- from Hicks Bay

* WHITE, Thomas - Private 67479
- from Hicks Bay - DIED New Zealand 28-7-1947 aged 27
- Wounded 4 times and invalided home

* WHITE, Mark - Private 62635
- from Hicks Bay - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 23-11-1941 aged 25

WHITE, Tutu - Private 39154
- from

WHITEHEAD, Christian Pakura Private 62656
- from

WHITI, Matangi - Corporal 6109
- from

WHITU, Paiheke - Private 64169
- from

WI, Sugar (aka Hukarere Sugar Wi) - Private 67526
- from Te Kuiti

WI, Leonard Kio - Corporal 68442
- from

WI, Kharki - Private 813312
- from

WI KEEPA, Anania Private 67595
- from Otakiri - KILLED IN ACTION Tunisia 20-4-1943 aged 30

WI KEEPA, Hekiheki - Private 811676
- from

WI NEERA, Ngahina - Private 805275
- from

WI PURO, Tutawha - Private 816557
- from

WI REPA, Tutu - Major 39149
- from

WICKLIFFE, Ceylon Hirone - Sergeant 6086
- from

WICKLIFFE, Richard - Private 62704
- from

WICKLIFFE, Katene Joseph - Private 805758
- from

WIHONGI, Mutu - Private 65373
- from

* WIHONGI, Tahi - Private 39516
- from Kaikohe - KILLED IN ACTION Crete 25-5-1941 aged 23

* WIHONGI, Hemi - Private 62789
- from Kaikohe - DIED Western Desert 11-12-1941 aged 29

WIHONGI, Hone Tangiwai - Lance Corporal 39515
- from

WIKAIRA, Jack - Lance Corporal 39507
- from

WIKAIRA, Arthur - Private 801781
- from

WIKAIRA, Walter - Private 801506
- from

WIKETENE, Tamehana - Temporary Sergeant 68291
- from

WIKI, Harry - Private 811756
- from

WIKI, Meinata - Private 39496
- from

WIKI, Wiki - Private 65439
- from

WIKINGI, Whetu - Trooper 802685
- from

WIKIRIWHI, Rewi - Lance Sergeant 6110
- from

WIKIRIWHI, Matarehua - Captain 39282
- from

WIKIRIWHI, Te Tuahu - Lance Corporal 802305
- from

WIKITERE, Tony - Private 39678
- from

WILCOX, Aramiha - Lance Corporal 5539
- from

WILLIAM, Whare - Trooper 817980
- from

WILLIAMS, Tohi - Private 809444
- from

WILLIAMS, James - Private 805222
- from

WILLIAMS, William - Lance Corporal 62705
- from

WILLIAMS, Henry Rupi - Private 68284
- from

WILLIAMS, William - Private 802488
- from

WILLIAMS, Douglas - Private 802640
- from

WILLIAMS, Paddy - Private 39499
- from

* WILLIAMS, Patu Andy - Private 39728
- from Tauranga - KILLED IN ACTION Crete 23-5-1941 aged 23

WILLIAMS, John - Lance Corporal 802307
- from

WILLIAMS, Peter - Private 62792
- from

WILLIAMS, Maketu - Private 810129
- from

WILLIAMS, Atu - Private 65165
- from

WILLIAMS, Bill - Private 802639
- from

WILLIAMS, Hilford Paul - Trooper 811884
- from

* WILLIAMS, Wiremu - Private 801599
- from Dargaville - DIED Italy 15-12-1944 aged 22

WILLIAMS, Reginald Iretoro - Private 65264
- from

WILLIAMS, Paewai - Private 817711
- from

WILLIAMS, Jacob - Private 802306
- from

WILLIAMS, Roy - Trooper 802642
- from

WILLIAMS, Sidney - Private 62636
- from

WILLIAMS, Hewa- Private 65377
- from

WILLIAMS, Walter - Private 39512
- from 14 Harding St, Auckland

* WILLIAMS, John - Private 810360
- from Auckland - Japan 22-3-1948 aged 25

WILSON, Alex - Private 67504
- from Petone, Wellington

WILSON, Hako - Private 67553
- from c/o T.A. Mellor, Kiwitahi R.D., Morrinsville

WILSON, Pat Private 39624
- from Mahoenui

WILSON, Richard Charles - Temporary Sergeant 6176
- from Ruatoki

WILSON, Tawehi - Private 817677
- from Muriwai

WILSON, Willie Robert - Private 817712
- from Muriwai

WILSON, George - Private 205306
- from 55 Seaview Road, Remuera, Auckland

WILSON, Joseph - Private 819530
- from Cavastown

* WILSON, Leonard Hugh - Sergeant 5428
- from Claudelands, Hamilton - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert

WILSON, Rawiri - Private 631523
- from Waituhi, Patutahi

WINEERA, Madson/Madsen - Private 68560
- from Maori Pa, Rotorua

WINEERA, Edison Te Kanae - Private 805274
- from Porirua

WINIATA, Whiwhi Lindsay Private 67491
- from 523 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North

WINIATA, Pat - Lance Corporal 802311
- from Kuku, Ohau

* WINIATA, Dick - Private 67469
- from Wairoa - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 1-8-1944 aged 34

* WINIATA, Kiri - Private 39281
- from Cape Runaway = DIED P.O.W. Germany 19-6-1943 aged 39

WINIFEREI, Rawhiti - Private 802312
- from Leamington, Cambridge

WINIKEREI, Bob - Private 65206
- from Tirau

WINIKI, Max - Private 64167
- from Tatuanui

WINITANA, Sydney - Private 68285
- from Tuai

WIPAKI, Tomati Reweti - Private 39286
- from Torere

WIPERI, Buck - Private 26094
- from Manunui

WIPERI, Rahiri - Private 802535
- from Manunui

WIPITI, Leslie Manurau - Corporal 4142
- from Mangorei Rd, Fitzroy, New Plymouth

WIREMU, Himi - Second Lieutenant 6111
- from Rotorua

* WIREMU, Wipere - Private 801287
- from Te Aroha - DIED Italy 18-2-1044 aged 28

* WIRIHAMA, Kapi - Private 65663
- from Kihikihi - DIED Tunisia 22-4-1943 aged 28

WIRINGI, Wirirapata - Private 802489
- from Princess Gate Hotel, Rotorua

WIRORI, Ned - Private 801860
- from Panguru

WITANA, Thomas - Private 801861
- from Hokianga

WITANA, William - Private 817678
- from Waiotemarama

WITANGA, Daniel - Private 65328
- from Mangonui

WITARIANA, Toby - Private 68060
- from Ngapuna, Rotorua

* WIWARENA, Natanahira - Private 39285
- from Whakarewarewa - DIED Western Desert 26-8-1942 aged 29

* WOLFGRAMM, Sonny - Private 26096
- from oHINEMUTU - DIED Western Desert 22-7-1942 aged 24

WOOD, Allan Campbell - Captain 30485
- from 4 Scotlad ST, Nelson

WOOD, George - Private 33039
- from Ohiemutu, Rotorua

WORDLEY, Joseph Tono - Corporal 805373
- from 61 Milton T, Nelson

WORDLEY, Walter Downs Piiti - Corporal 6105
- from Dargaville

WORRALL, Thomas Wilfred - Temporary Warrant Officer Class 2 26565
- from Rotoiti Timber Company, Ngongotaha

WRIGHT, Frederick Samuel - Private 39029
- from ngaruawahia

WRIGHT, Rawson (aka Ross) - Major 801657
- from Kawaka

WRIGHT, Patrick - Private 39030
- from Hangatiki

* WYLLIE, Honihana Joe - Private 65326
- from Gisborne - KILLED IN ACTION Tunisia 14-4-1943 aged 25

WYLLIE, Jack Belneavis - Private 810518
- from Muriwai


YATES, Tai - Corporal 1365
- from Awanui

YOUNG, Frederick - Private 39519
- from Waiuku

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