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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

see also 28th MAORI BATTALION on Facebook
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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

* indicates he died for his country
* NOK - next of kin
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WEEPU, Tangihaere Morera - Private 26085
- from Arahura
NOK: Mr I. Weepu (father), Rural Delivery, Arahura
died 8 Jan 1961 aged 47

WEEPU, Ihaia - Corporal 26089
- from Arahura
NOK: Mrs C.H. Weepu (wife), c/o P.O., Ngaruawahia
died 16 April 1971 aged 60

* WEHI, Matua Petuha - Private 39802
- from Norsewood
NOK: Mrs. R. Weti (mother), Norsewood
KILLED IN ACTION Crete 23-5-1941 aged 24

WEHIPEIHANA, Kootu - Private 65404
- from Ohau
NOK: Miss J. Wehipeihana (sister), Ohau

WEHIPEIHANA, James William Kaka - Private 39649
- from 77 Vivian Street, Wellington
NOK: Mr. Wehipeihana (father), Central Hotel, Cambridge
died 5 Nov 1957 aged 36

WEHIPEIHANA, Robert - Private 813381
- from Taylor Street, Cambridge
NOK: Mrs C. Wehipeihana (mother), Taylor Street, Cambridge

WEHIPEIHANA, Seth - Temporary - Lance Corporal 810629
- from Public Works Department Camp, Avondale, Auckland
NOK: Mrs C. Wehipeihana (mother), Taylor Street, Cambridge
born 31 July 1924, died 27 Oct 2005

WEIR, Gerald Harcourt - Captain 6131
- from c/o Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington
NOK: Mrs. Weir (wife), 113 Glenmore Street, Wellington

WELLINGTON, Hokio Walton - Temporary Staff Sergeant 1363
- from Ngunguru, Northland
NOK: Mrs M. Wellington (mother), Ngunguru

WELLS, Jack William - Private 634514
- from Matakana Island
NOK: Mrs A. Marsh (mother), Otiria

WELLS, Eruiti Haupuru 'Edward, Eddie' - Lance Sergeant 65372
- from RD 4 Te Kao, Kaitaia
NOK: Mrs Emily Wells (mother), RD 4 Te Kao, Kaitaia
born 18 Jan 1920 - died 13 March 2004 at Kano Home, Whangarei

WELLS, Morgan Andrew - Sergeant 6108
- from Whakatane
NOK: Mrs N. Wells (mother), Box 85, Whangarei

WELSH, Colin - Private 39500
- from Aratapu, Northern Wairoa
NOK: Mrs. E. Welsh (mother), Aratapu, Northern Wairoa

WEPA, Harry - Private 815315
- from Kiln Street, Silverstream, Heretaunga
NOK: Mrs B. Wepa (wife), Kiln Street, Silverstram, Heretaunga

WEPIHA, Tipene - Private 812609
- from Kelly's Sawmill, Port Albert
NOK: Mrs H. Murphy (mother), Utakura

WERETA, William Mahuri - Private 6129
- from Cross Creek
NOK: Mr. T. Wereta (father), Ohinemutu, Rotorua

* WERETA, William - Private 65390
- from Waverley
NOK: Mrs M. Wereta (wife), Waverley
KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 26-10-1942 age 29

* WERETA, Oliver Maketu - Private 67490
- from NZ Railways, Kai Iwi
NOK: Mrs N. E. D. Wereta (wife), 391 Rangitikei Street, Palmerston North
DIED 5-6-1942 aged 27 - urupa, Kauangaroa Pa, Wanganui

* WERETA, Lorimer Tehauwhakamaru - Private 26088
- from Tuahiwi, Canterbury
NOK: Mrs W. Pitama (sister), Tuahiwi, North Canterbury
DIED Greece 20-4-1941 aged 22

WEROHIA, Whetu Deryk Kempton - Temporary Corporal 801522
- from c/o J. H. Evans, Te Puke
NOK: Mr W. H. Werohia (father), Papamoa R.D., Te Puke

WEROHIA, Whetu - Second Lieutenant 4997
- from Papamoa
NOK: Mrs. Marjory Dinah Werohia (wife), Papamoa

WEST, Thomas Patrick - Private 807351
- from Wainui
NOK: J. H. Nutria (aunt), Little River

* WEST, Paki Coupar - Lieutenant 39572
- from View St., Heidleburg, Invercargill
NOK: Mr G. West (father), View Street, Heidleburg, Invercargill
DIED Western Desert 24-10-1942 age 27

WEST, William Henry - Private 8458
- from Marine Parade, Bluff
NOK: Mrs Nedelca Cecilia West (wife 1919-2003), Marine Pde., Bluff

WEST, Thomas Bernard - Corporal 608942
- from 100 Barrow Street, Bluff
NOK: Mrs S. A. West (wife), 100 Barrow Street, Bluff

WETERE, Wiki - Private 65210
- from Te Kuiti
NOK: Mr R. Wetere (father), Te Kuiti

WETERE, Hector - Private 26086
- from Otakeo
NOK: Mrs M. Rameka (mother), Auroa Road, Otakeho

WETERE, Hori - Private 804893
- from Pongaroa
NOK: Mrs M. Wetere (wife), Morrinsville

WETI, John - Private 811737
- from Waikino
NOK: Mr T. Watene (grandfather), Whatawhata
died 29 May 2013 in Australia & buried Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney

* WETINI, Glen - Private 67525
- from Otorohanga
NOK: Mrs F. Wetini (wife), Haerehuka, Otorohanga
KILLED IN ATION Tunisia 20-4-1943 aged 43

* WETINI, Tim Corporal 26087
- from Te Teko
NOK: Mrs T. Wetini (mother), Te Teko, Bay of Plenty
DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 2-6-1944 aged 26

WHAANGA, Christianity - Private 62632
- from Whangara Estate, Gisborne
NOK: Mr O. Whaanga (father), Wairoa

WHAANGA, Teratau - Sergeant 68282
- from Nuhaka
NOK: Mrs J. Whaanga (wife), Nuhaka

WHAANGA, Norman - Private 62633
- from 65 Carlyle Street, Napier
NOK: Mrs M. Whaanga (mother), Nuhaka

WHAANGA, Rangi - Private 817674
- from Nuhaka
NOK: Mrs M. Whaanga (mother), Nuhaka

WHAIAPU, Tommie - Private 811130
- from Waotu, Putaruru
NOK: Mr R. Whaiapu (father), The Poi, Matamata

WHAIAPU, Keith - Private 813540
- from Karapiro Hydro Works, Cambridge
NOK: Mrs D. Whaiapu (mother), Karapiro Hydro, Cambridge

WHAITIRI, Robert Agrippa Moengaroa - Sergeant 8756
- from c/o Tourist Dept., Rotorua
NOK: Mr R.A. Lloyd-Waitiri (father), Foyle Street, West Bluff - Robert's Story
born in Bluff 9 May 1916 - died 11 July 1996 Invercargill

* WHAKARAU, Eruera Te Kahu Iver - Private 62879
- from 25 Smith St., Frankton
NOK: Mrs R. Whakarau (mother), 7 Bate Street, Wanganui
DIED Western Desert 24-10-1942 aged 24

WHAKATAKA, Syd - Private 817675
- from Manutuke, Gisborne
NOK: Mr S. Whakataka (father), Manutuke,

* WHARE, John - Private 39760
- from PAKIPAKI
NOK: Mrs N. Whare (mother), Pakipaki, Hastings, Hawke's Bay
KILLED IN ACTION Crete 23-5-1941 aged 26

* WHAREAITU, Rongo - Private 65262
- from Otamarakau, Tauranga
NOK: Mrs H.I. Whareaitu (mother), Matapihi, Tauranga
KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 2-11-1942 aged 24

* WHAREAITU, Hone Kira - Private 39638
- from Wellington
NOK: Mrs H.I. Whareaitu (mother), Matapihi, Tauranga
KILLED IN ACTION Italy 1-8-1944 aged 30

WHAREAITU, Wiremu - Sergeant 802301
- from Ohinemutu, Rotorua
NOK: Mrs K. Wareaitu (wife), Ohinemutu

WHAREHINGA, George - Corporal 802300
- from c/o Mr Jackson, Arakiha Station, Tolaga Bay
NOK: Mrs D. Raroa (cousin), Tolaga Bay

WHAREHINGA, Tuakana - Private 808559
- from Te Araroa, Bay of Plenty
NOK: Mrs S. Wharehinga (wife), Tolaga Bay

WHAREHINGA, Kereama (aka Graeme) - Sergeant 39744
- from c/o Sacred Heart College, Auckland
NOK: Mrs. R. Wharehinga (mother), Waipiro Bay

WHAREHINGA, Barney Te Urikore - Private 817676
- from Tikitiki, Gisborne
NOK: W. T. Wharehinga (cousin), Tolaga Bay

WHAREKURA, Tani - Private 65263
- from Waimana, Bay of Plenty
NOK: Mr A. Wharekura (father), c/o Native Scheme Dept., Ruatoki North

WHAREPAPA, Papera - Private 39129
- from Te Kaho, Gisborne
NOK: Kerana Tuhou (mother), Te Kaho

WHAREPAPA, Ngawaea - Private 809257
- from 52 Upper Queen Street, Auckland
NOK: Mr H. Wharepapa (brother), Ruatoria

* WHAREPAPA, Te Wiremu Private 802637
- from Te Kaha, Bay of Plenty - DIED Italy 6-9-1945 aged 24
NOK: Mrs K. Wharepapa (mother), Te Kaha

* WHAREPAPA, Bridger - Private 802483
- from Matapihi, Tauranga
NOK: Mrs M. Wharepapa (wife), Matapihi, Tauranga
DIED OF WOUNDS Orsonga, Italy 13-12-1943 aged 25

* WHARERAU, Maru - Private 39511
- from Whangarei
NOK: Mr Wireko Wharehau (brother), Waima, Hokianga
DIED Western Desert 15-12-1941 aged 29

* WHARERAU, Nick (aka Mick) - Private 62863
- from 86 Hobson Street, Auckland
NOK: Mrs A. Wharerau (mother), Waima, Northland
DIED Tunisia 14-4-1943 aged 33

* WHARERAU, Moa - Private 811764
- from c/o T. Rae, RD, Te Puke
NOK: Mrs K. Wharerau (wife), c/o T. Rae, Te Puke
DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 16-12-1944 aged 31

WHAREREWA, Toihau - Private 39276
- from Poroporo, Bay of Plenty
NOK: Mrs Materoa Wharewera (mother), Poroporo, Whakatane

WHAREREWA, Walter Waretina - Private 39277
- from Poroporo, Bay of Plenty
NOK: Mrs Materoa Wharewera (mother), Poroporo, Whakatane
born 18 April 1919 - died 13 April 2005 in Whakatane

WHATA, Aperahama - Staff Sergeant 802302
- from Rotoiti
NOK: Mrs F. T. Whata (wife), Rotoiti

WHATARAU, Daniel - Private 801859
- from Towai, Northland
NOK: Mrs M. Whatarau (mother), Towai

* WHATARAU, Haupai - Private 812612
- from Towai
NOK: Mrs M. Whatarau (mother), Towai, Northland
KILLED IN ACTION Italy 15-12-1944 aged 21

WHATU APITI, William - Private 62880
- from 34 Higgins Road, Frankton
NOK: Mrs E. Whatu Apiti (mother), 34 Higgins Road, Frankton

WHATU, Tuhi Whetu - Private 802682
- from Torere, Bay of Plenty
NOK: Mrs A. P. Whetu (wife), Torere

WHITE, Abe - Private 26090
- from Tokomaru Bay
NOK: Mr Pat White (father), Tokomaru Bay

WHITE, Eru Te Pauhu - Private 67468
- from Hicks Bay, Gisborne
NOK: Mrs V. White (mother), Hicks Bay

WHITE, Mathew - Private 26091
- from Mititai, Dargaville
NOK: Mrs Margaret White (mother), Mititai

* WHITE, Mema - Private 805083
- from Richmond St., Waitara
NOK: Mr J. M. White (uncle), Richmond Street, Waitara
DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 29-5-1944 aged 23

* WHITE, Thomas - Private 67479
- from Hicks Bay
NOK: Mrs V. White (mother), Hicks Bay, Gisborne
- wounded 4 times and invalided home
DIED in New Zealand 28-7-1947 aged 27

* WHITE, Mark - Private 62635
- from Hicks Bay
NOK: Mrs W. White (mother), Hicks Bay, Gisborne
KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 23-11-1941 aged 25

WHITE, Rawhira - Private 39619
- from Wairoa
NOK: Miss Iwingaro White (sister), Wairoa

WHITE, Tutu - Private 39154
- from Horoera, Te Araroa, East Cape
NOK: Mrs Hine Tipiorangi (mother), Horoera, Te Araroa

WHITEHEAD, Christian Pakura Private 62656
- from Tikapa, Waiomatatini
NOK: Mr H. Te Maro (cousin), Tikapa, Waiomatatini

WHITI, Matangi - Corporal 6109
- from Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
NOK: Mrs T. Whiti (wife), Whakarewarewa

WHITU, Paiheke - Private 64169
- from Ruatahuna, Gisborne
NOK: Mrs N. T. Whitu (wife), Ruatahuna

WI, Kharki - Private 813312
- from Rangitoto Road, Te Kuiti
NOK: Mrs R.N. Wi (mother), Rangitoto Road, Te Kuiti

WI, Leonard Kio - Corporal 68442
- from Rangitoto Road, Te Kuiti
NOK: Mrs M. Waikai (sister), Nettle Street, Te Kuiti

WI, Sugar (aka Hukarere Sugar Wi) - Private 67526
- from Te Kuiti
NOK: Miss K. K. Wi (daughter), Rangitoto Road, Te Kuiti

* WI KEEPA, Anania Private 67595
- from Otakiri
NOK: Mrs K. Wi Keepa (wife), Paroa, Whakatane
KILLED IN ACTION Tunisia 20-4-1943 aged 30

WI KEEPA, Hekiheki - Private 811676
- from Poroporo, Bay of Plenty
NOK: Mrs N. Wi Keepa (mother), Tauranga
died 25 April 2009

WI NEERA, Ngahina (aka Wineera) - Private 805275
- from Porirua
NOK: Mrs R. Wi Neera (mother), Porirua Pa, Porirua

WI PAURO, Tutawha - Private 816557
- from Makirikiri, Manawatu
NOK: Mrs M. Wi Pauro, Makirikiri

WI REPA, Reginald Tutu Taonga 'Tutu' - Major 39149
- from Ruatoria
NOK: Mrs M. Wi Repa (wife), Waiomatatini, Ruatoria
born 23 Feb 1915 - died 6 Oct 1983

WICKLIFFE, Ceylon Hirone - Sergeant 6086
- from Box 300, Hastings
NOK: Mr. M. Wickliffe (brother), Wharepaina, Waiotapu

WICKLIFFE, Richard - Private 62704
- from Maketu, Bap of Plenty
NOK: Mrs M. Wickliffe (mother), Maketu

WICKLIFFE, Katene Joseph - Private 805758
- from Maketu, Bap of Plenty
NOK: Mrs M. Wickliffe (mother), Maketu

WIHONGI, Mutu - Private 65373
- from c/o Mr. P. Wihongi, Awarua, Northland
NOK: Mr H. Wihongi (father), Awarua

* WIHONGI, Tahi - Private 39516
- from Kaikohe
NOK: Mrs Aniwha Karuru Wihongi (mother), Kaikohe
KILLED IN ACTION Crete 25-5-1941 aged 23

* WIHONGI, Hemi - Private 62789
- from Kaikohe
NOK: Mrs H. Wihongi (wife), Kaikohe
DIED Western Desert 11-12-1941 aged 29

WIHONGI, Hone Tangiwai - Lance Corporal 39515
- from Kaikohe
NOK: Mrs Tarati Wutaingo Wihongi (mother), Kaikohe

WIKAIRA, Jack - Lance Corporal 39507
- from c/o Tuck and Watkins, Putaruru
NOK: Mr. M. Wikaira (father), Whirinaki, Hokianga

WIKAIRA, Arthur - Private 801781
- from Whirinaki, Northland
NOK: Mrs M. Wikaira (mother), Hikurangi

WIKAIRA, Walter - Private 801506
- from Waihaha, Waikato
NOK: Mrs A. Wikaire (mother), Waiahaha

WIKETENE, Tamehana - Temporary Sergeant 68291
- from Turangi, Taupo
NOK: Mrs G. Wikatene (wife), Matapihi, Tauranga

WIKI, Harry - Private 811756
- from Ruatoki, Bay of Plenty
NOK: Mr E. Biddle (grandfather), Ruatoki

WIKI, Meinata - Private 39496
- from Te Kao, Mangonui
NOK: Mr Robert Wiki (father), Te Kao, Mangonui

WIKI, Wiki - Private 65439
- from 37 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland
NOK: Mrs E. Wiki (wife), 37 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland

WIKINGI, Whetu - Trooper 802685
- from Te Nagae, Rotorua
NOK: Mrs R. Wikingi (mother), Te Nagae, Rotorua

WIKIRIWHI, Rewi - Lance Sergeant 6110
- from Pongakawa, Bay of Plenty
NOK: Mrs. M. A. Wikiriwhi (wife), Maketu

WIKIRIWHI, Matarehua - Captain 39282
- from Cape Runaway,
NOK: Mrs. Tiaria Delamere (sister), Te Piki, Cape Runaway
born 4 April 1918 at Whakarewarewa, died 29 Oct 1988 and was buried with military honours at Rotorua

WIKIRIWHI, Te Tuahu - Lance Corporal 802305
- from Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
NOK: Nella Vernon (friend), Whakarewarewa

WIKITERE, Tony - Private 39678
- from Herekino, North Auckland
NOK: Mr Rene Wikitere (brother), Herekino, Mangonui, North Auckland

WILCOX, Aramiha - Lance Corporal 5539
- from 7 Malta Street, Auckland,
NOK: Mr. N. Wilcox (father), Tautoro, Kaikohe, Bay of Islands

WILLIAM, Whare - Trooper 817980
- from Tikitiki, East Coast
NOK: Mrs M. Dewes (mother), Tikitiki, East Coast

WILLIAMS, Atu - Private 65165
- from 74 Vincent Street, Auckland
NOK: Mrs E. Williams (mother), Omanaia, Rawene

WILLIAMS, Douglas - Private 802640
- from c/o D. S. Ross, Ranguiri Road, Te Puke
NOK: Mr T. Williams (father), Gate Pa

WILLIAMS, Henry Rupi - Private 68284
- from c/o Mr S. Cotter, Frasertown
NOK: Mr R. Williams (father), Ruatoki North

WILLIAMS, Hewa - Private 65377
- from 20 Rust Lane, Whangarei
NOK: Mrs T. Williams (sister), Coromandel

WILLIAMS, Hilford Paul - Trooper 811884
- from Karaka Street, Thames
NOK: Mrs H. S. Williams (mother), P.O., Ahimia, Waikato

WILLIAMS, Jacob - Private 802306
- from Kauaeranga Valley, Coromandel
NOK: Mrs R. A. Williams (wife), Thames

WILLIAMS, James - Private 805222
- from Kukuta, Makirikiri
NOK: Mr P. Williams (father), Kukuta, Makirikiri

WILLIAMS, James 'Walter' (aka Pihema) - Private 39512
- from 14 Harding St, Auckland
NOK: Mrs. Sarah Williams (wife), 14 Harding Street, Auckland
born 10 Dec 1908, died 6 July 1972

* WILLIAMS, John - Private 810360
- from Public Works Department Camp, Avondale, Auckland
NOK: Mrs H. Williams (mother), Rotokohu Road, Paeroa
DIED Japan 22-3-1948 aged 25

WILLIAMS, John (aka Jack Te Ngangi) - Lance Corporal 802307
- from Ngapuna, Rotorua
NOK: Mrs A. M. Williams (wife), Ngapuna, Rotorua
born 15 Nov 1920, died 25 Jan 1999

WILLIAMS, Maketu - Private 810129
- from 2 Arawa Street, Khyber Pass, Auckland
NOK: Mrs C. Strange (aunt), Kereta, Thames

WILLIAMS, Paddy - Private 39499
- from Maromaku, Northland
NOK: Mr W. Williams (brother), Auckland

WILLIAMS, Paewai (aka Sam) - Private 817711
- from Tolaga Bay
NOK: Mrs R. Williams (mother), Tikitiki

* WILLIAMS, Patu Andy - Private 39728
- from Elizabeth St., Tauranga
NOK: Mrs A. Williams (mother), Elizabeth Street, Tauranga
KILLED IN ACTION Crete 23-5-1941 aged 23

WILLIAMS, Peter - Private 62792
- from 5 Dundas Road, Whangarei
NOK: Mrs Burkhardt (sister), 5 Dundas Road, Whangarei

WILLIAMS, Reginald Iretoro (aka Reti) - Private 65264
- from Torere Pa, Opotiki
NOK: Mrs M. Edwards (aunt), Torere Pa, Opotiki

WILLIAMS, Roy - Trooper 802642
- from Colville, Coromandel
NOK: Mrs S. Williams (mother), Colville

WILLIAMS, Sidney - Private 62636
- from Manutuke, Gisborne
NOK: Mrs T. Brown (cousin), Manutuke

WILLIAMS, Tohi - Private 809444
- from 29 Davis Cresent, Newmarket, Auckland
NOK: Mr P. Williams (father), 55 Upper Queen Street, Auckland

WILLIAMS, William (aka Bill, Wiremu Wi Te Koha) - Lance Corporal 62705
- from c/o A. J. Denzil, Colville,
NOK: Mr R. Williams (father), Colville

WILLIAMS, William - Private 802488
- from c/o H. Taylor, Kerepeehi
NOK: Mr T. Williams (father), Ahimia

WILLIAMS, William 'Bill' (aka Wiremu Hotete Wiremu) - Private 802639
- from c/o W. Butler, Waioeka Road, Opotiki
NOK: Mrs H. Williams (mother), Matauri Bay
born 1 Feb 1922, died 21 Aug 1996

* WILLIAMS, Wiremu - Private 801599
- from c/o Mrs W. Ratana, Dargaville
NOK: Mrs K. Williams (mother), Mitimiti
DIED Italy 15-12-1944 aged 22

WILSON, Alex - Private 67504
- from 14 Petone Avenue, Petone, Wellington
NOK: Miss K. Wilson (sister), Orphanage, Palmerston North

WILSON, Hako - Private 67553
- from c/o T.A. Mellor, Kiwitahi R.D., Morrinsville
NOK: Mr M. Wilson (father), Kiwitahi R.D., Morrinsville

WILSON, Pat - Private 39624
- from Mahoenui, Taranaki
NOK: Mr Te Ora Wilson (father), Mahoenui, Taranaki

WILSON, Richard Charles - Temporary Sergeant 6176
- from Ruatoki North
NOK: Mrs J. Wilson (wife), Ruatoki North

WILSON, Tawehi - Private 817677
- from Muriwai, West Coast of Auckland
NOK: Mrs K. Waaka (grandmother), Muriwai

WILSON, Willie Robert - Private 817712
- from Muriwai, West Coast of Auckland
NOK: Mrs K. Wilson (mother), 24 Clarence Street, Gisborne

WILSON, George - Private 205306
- from 55 Seaview Road, Remuera, Auckland
NOK: Mrs K. Wilson (wife), Kaeo

WILSON, Joseph - Private 819530
- from Canvastown, Marlborough
NOK: Mrs M. Wilson (mother), Canvastown

* WILSON, Leonard Hugh - Sergeant 5428
- from 11 Argyle Street, Claudelands, Hamilton -
NOK: Mrs Marjorie Lilian Wilson (wife), 93 West End Road, Westmere, Auckland
KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert

WILSON, Rawiri - Private 631523
- from Waituhi, Patutahi
NOK: Mrs R. G. Wilson (wife), Patutahi

WINEERA, Madson/Madsen - Private 68560
- from Maori Pa, Rotorua
NOK: Mrs G. V. Wineera (mother), PO Box 9, Porirua
born, died 8 Nov 2007 in Porirua

WINEERA, Edison Te Kanae - Private 805274
- from Porirua
NOK: Mrs P. Wineera (mother), Porirua

WINIATA, Whiwhi Lindsay Private 67491
- from 523 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North
NOK: Mr C. Winiata (brother), 523 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North
born 1923, died 11 Nov 1959 aged 36

WINIATA, Pat - Lance Corporal 802311
- from Kuku, Ohau
NOK: Mr N. Winiata (father), Ohau

* WINIATA, Dick - Private 67469
- from Bag 66, Iwitea, Wairoa
NOK: Mrs M. H. Winiata (wife), Bag 66, Iwitea, Wairoa
KILLED IN ACTION Italy 1-8-1944 aged 34

* WINIATA, Kiri - Private 39281
- from Cape Runaway
NOK: Mrs. K. Winiata (wife), Omaio
DIED P.O.W. Germany 19-6-1943 aged 39

WINIFEREI, Rawhiti - Private 802312
- from c/o Fong Lee, Leamington, Cambridge
NOK: Mr F. P. Winikerei (father), Arapunui

WINIKEREI, Bob - Private 65206
- from c/o H. Selby, Tirau
NOK: Mr Ned Winikerei (father), Ngaruawahia

WINIKI, Max - Private 64167
- from c/o E.W. Hampton, Tatuanui
NOK: Mrs M. Amarii (mother), Taaone, Papeete, Tahiti

WINITANA, Sydney - Private 68285
- from Tuai, Hawkes Bay
NOK: Mrs H. Rurehe (grandmother), Tuai
died 20 April 2011 in Riverton, Southland

WINTERBURN, Alfred John - Private 6021
- from c/o C. Durie, Feilding
NOK: Mr F. Winterburn (father), Convent Road, Otaki

WIPAKI, Tomati Reweti - Private 39286
- from Torere, Bay of Plenty
NOK: Miss Huia Mio (cousin), Torere

WIPERI, Buck - Private 26094
- from Manunui
NOK: Mrs Rapana (mother), Horoeke, Hokianga

WIPERI, Rahiri - Private 802535
- from Manunui
NOK: Mrs T. Wiperi (wife), Raetihi

WIPITI, Leslie Manurau - Corporal 4142
- from Mangorei Rd, Fitzroy, New Plymouth
NOK: Mrs Esther Wipiti (wife), Mangorei Road, Fitzroy, New Plymouth

WIREMU, Himi (aka Hemi) - Second Lieutenant 6111
- from Rotorua
NOK: Mr Wiremu (father), Rotorua

* WIREMU, Wipere - Private 801287
- from c/o Te Aroha Cheese Factory, Te Aroha
NOK: Mrs B. Kanute (mother), Raurimu
DIED Italy 18-2-1044 aged 28

* WIRIHAMA, Kapi - Private 65663
- from Kihikihi
NOK: Mrs M. Wirihama (mother), Paeroa
DIED Tunisia 22-4-1943 aged 28

WIRINGI, Wirirapata - Private 802489
- from c/o Princess Gate Hotel, Rotorua
NOK: Mrs M. Wiringi (mother), Hinomea Point, Rotorua

WIRORI, Ned - Private 801860
- from Panguru, Hokianga
NOK: Mrs E. Wirori (wife), Panguru

WITANA, Thomas - Private 801861
- from Hokianga
NOK: Mrs M. Witana (grandmother), Panguru

WITANA, William - Private 817678
- from Waiotemarama, Northland
NOK: Mrs M. R. Witana (wife), 211 Stanley Road, Gisborne

WITANGA, Daniel - Private 65328
- from Mangonui
NOK: Mr A. Witanga (father), Mangonui

WITARIANA, Toby - Private 68060
- from Ngapuna, Rotorua
NOK: Mrs H. Witariana (mother), Ngapuna, Rotorua

* WIWARENA, Natanahira - Private 39285
- from Whakarewarewa
NOK: Mrs Raimona Heretaunga (mother), Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
DIED Western Desert 26-8-1942 aged 29

* WOLFGRAMM, Sonny - Private 26096
- from Ohinemutu, Rotorua
NOK: Mrs L. Manahi (sister), Ohinemutu
DIED Western Desert 22-7-1942 aged 24

WOOD, Allan Campbell - Captain 30485
- from 4 Scotlad St., Nelson
NOK: Mr E.A. Wood (father), 4 Scotland Street, Nelson
born 1916, died 1 March 1964 in Nelson aged 47

WOOD, George - Private 33039
- from Ohinemutu, Rotorua
NOK: Mrs R. T. N. Wood (mother), Ohinemutu, Rotorua

WORDLEY, Joseph Tono - Corporal 805373
- from 61 Milton St., Nelson
NOK: Mr A. G. Wordley (father), Waihue, Dargaville

WORDLEY, Walter Downs Piiti - Corporal 6105
- from Dargaville
NOK: Mrs Annie Wordley (mother), Dargaville

WORRALL, Thomas Wilfred - Temporary Warrant Officer Class 2 26565
- from c/o Rotoiti Timber Company, Ngongotaha, Rotorua
NOK: Mrs E. Worrall (wife), Rotoiti & Mrs Francis (sister), P.O., Rotoiti

WRIGHT, Frederick Samuel - Private 39029
- from Ngaruawahia, Waikato
NOK: Mr George Wright (father), Ngaruawahia

WRIGHT, Rawson (aka Ross) - Major 801657
- from Kawaka
NOK: Mr H. V. Wright (father), 73 Clonbern Road, Remuera, Auckland
born 4 Aug 1917, died 11 March 1997

WRIGHT, Patrick - Private 39030
- from Hangatiki, Waikato
NOK: Mr Thomas Wright (father), Otorohanga

* WYLLIE, Honihana Joe - Private 65326
- from Muriwai, Gisborne
NOK: Mr T. Wyllie (father), Muriwai, Gisborne
KILLED IN ACTION Tunisia 14-4-1943 aged 25

WYLLIE, Jack Belneavis - Private 810518
- from Muriwai
NOK: Mr T. Wyllie (father), Muriwai

... Y ...
YATES, Tai - Corporal 1365
- from Awanui
NOK: Mrs Patricia Yates (wife), Awanui, near Otiria

YOUNG, Frederick - Private 39519
- from Waiuku
NOK: Mrs Harriet Young (mother), Waiuku

YOUNG, Russell Richard Thomas - Colonel 30024
- from Richmond, England
NOK: Mrs D Young (wife), Ledman Flats, 133 Tinakori Rd, Wellington
Company Commander 28 Maori Battalion Dec 1943 - Aug 1944 & awarded a DSO
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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
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