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the New Zealand HARE soldiers who died for their country

Journal by ngairedith

This list is not of all the HARE who served during the wars but I hope it is a comprehensive list of the young HARE SOLDIERS who paid the ultimate price
- if you know of others please leave a comment below -


FRANK Hare
Serial No.: 8/1495
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Mrs A. Hare (mother), Trehunest, Quethioch, Liskeard, Cornwall, England
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Woodville
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington
Transport: HMNZT 17 OR 18 OR 19
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Last Unit Served: AucklandInfantry Regiment, 3 Battalion
Place of Death: Belgium
Date of Death: 2 August 1917
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: London Rifle Brigade Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium
Grave Reference: IV. C. 19.



JAMES THOMAS Hare
Serial No.: 13759
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: J.T. Hare (father), Titahi Bay, Porirua
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: 8th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation Date: 26 June 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington
Transport: HMNZT 56 OR 57
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination: Devonport, England
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Regiment, 1 Battalion
Place of Death: Bapaume, France
Date of Death: 25 August 1918
Age at Death: 45
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: L'Homme Mort British Cemetery, Ecoust-St Mein, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference: II. C. 2.



HUBERT DOUGLAS Hare
Serial No.: 60113
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: School teacher
Next of Kin: S. Hare (father), Malvern Road, Morningside, Auckland
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 30th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company
Embarkation Date: 13 October 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington
Transport: HMNZT 93
Vessel: Corinthic
Destination: Liverpool, England
Last Unit Served: Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death: Le Cateau, France
Date of Death: 1 October 1918
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Anneux British Cemetery, Nord, France
Grave Reference: III. C. 14.



HERBERT WALTER Hare
Serial No.: 45863
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Foreman
Next of Kin: Miss C. Hare (sister), 25 Gower Road, Forest Gate, London E., England
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 24th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Embarkation Date: 26 April 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 82
Vessel: Pakeha
Destination: Plymouth, England
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death: Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death: 12 October 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference: XVII. G. 9.



ROBERT Hare
Serial No.: 61291
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Miss M. Hare (sister), Milburn, Otago
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 31st Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Embarkation Date: 16 November 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington
Transport: HMNZT 97
Vessel: Tahiti
Destination: Liverpool, England
Last Unit Served: Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1 Battalion
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 22 May 1918
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France
Grave Reference: III. M. 9



HEREMAIA Hare
Serial No.: 16/370
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Farmer
Next of Kin: Mrs Hariatu Maru (mother), Te Kao, North Auckland
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Te Kao, North Auckland
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: 1st Maori Contingent
Embarkation Unit: A Company
Embarkation Date: 14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington
Transport: HMNZT 20
Vessel: Warrimoo
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Last Unit Served: Pioneer Battalion
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 7 August 1915
Age at Death: 25
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference: Panel 24



PHILLIP EDGAR Hare
Serial No.: NZ401227
Next of Kin: Mrs M.M. Hare, Hamilton
Last Unit Served: Royal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF
Place of Death: Europe
Date of Death: 16 July 1941
Age at Death: 19
Memorial Name: Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Memorial Reference: Panel 64



JOHN Hare
Serial No.: 65186
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mr W. Hare (father), Murupara, Rotorua
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Kaingaroa, Rotorua
Military District: Rotorua
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: 28 (Maori) Battalion
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 12 July 1942
Age at Death: 23
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories



WIREMU RAHIRI Hare
Serial No.: 6063
First Known Rank: Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment: Engine driver New Zealand Railways
Next of Kin: Mrs C. Hare (wife), Kings Court, Ohakune Junction
Marital Status: Married
Enlistment Address: 118 Oban Rd., Wadestown, Wellington
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit: 28 (Maori) Battalion
Campaigns: Greece
Last Unit Served: 28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death: Greece
Date of Death: 26 April 1941
Age at Death: 38
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Memorial Name: Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece

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on 2011-10-02 02:43:06

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