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28th MAORI BATTALION - Edmonds to Evans

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
__________________

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
__________________
EDMONDS, David Private 26129
- from Normandale, Lower Hutt
NOK:

EDMONDS, Wiremu Private 812594
- from Kaikohe

EDMONDS, Kereama Private 817462
- from Hicks Bay

* EDMONDS, Hira Corporal 65341
- from Ngawha, North Auckland - KILLED IN ACTION Italy aged 26

* EDMONDS, James Ngaro Private 67513
- from C/o Arohena Mill, Arohena - DIED Western Desert aged 23

EDWARDS, William Private 811519
- from Te Poi

EDWARDS, Thomas Private 811426
- from Okoroire

EDWARDS, Toko Private 812405
- from Whakapara

EDWARDS, Richard Private 39650
- from Whakapara, Whangarei

EDWARDS, James Sergeant 25842
- from Putaruru

EDWARDS, Felix Joseph Private 5783
- from 154A Taranaki Street, Wellington

* EDWARDS, Wi Nira Corporal 67407
- from 4 Millers Street, Dannevirke - DIED OF WOUNDS Italy aged 27

EDWARDS, Thomas Private 39693
- from Taipa Rural Delivery, Mangonui

EDWARDS, Patira Private 25844
- from Manunui, King country

EDWARDS, William Josef Private 805193
- from 44 Pioneer Road, New Plymouth

EDWARDS, Dets Private 801922
- from Waituhi, Patutahi

EDWARDS, Heta Corporal 62579
- from Hicks Bay

EDWARDS, Peter Private 445743
- from P.W.D., Ohakea, Sanson

* EDWARDS, Kura Private 39612
- from Reporua - DIED OF WOUNDS in NZ aged 26

EDWARDS, Gilbert Private 802581
- from Te Teko

* EHAU, James - Private 65182
- from Ohinemutu, Rotorua - DIED Western Desert 2-11-1942 aged 23

* EHAU, Claude Private 67408
- from Gisborne - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert aged 23

EHAU, Tangi Haere - Temporary Corporal 39174
- from Ruatoria

* ELKINGTON, Herbert - Lance Corporal 62804
- Lighthouse keeper Madsen, French Pass - KILLED IN ACTION Tunisia

* ELKINGTON, John Arthur - Corporal 62803
- from Madsen, French Pass - DIED Western Desert 2-11-1942 aged 43

* ELLIS, Richard - Private 800856
- from Mahoenui - DIED Italy 15-10-1944 aged 23

ELLISON, Thomas Rangiwahia - Private 822312
- from Otakou

ELLISON, Vincent George Tehau - Private 25846
- from 140 Gonville Avenue, Wanganui

ELLISON, Record William - Private 62747
- from Karitane, Dunedin

ELLISON, John Rangi - Private 62746
- from Puketeraki

ELLISON, George - Sergeant 62745
- from Otakou

ELLISON, Thomas Mutu - Private 25845
- from Karitane, Dunedin

ELLISON, Te Whetu Rereao Private 805194
- from Waikanae

EMERY, Tawio - Temporary Sergeant 805195
- from 414 Featherston Street, Palmerston North

EMERY, Edward Erihe - Temporary Corporal 801789
- from Waitaruke, Kaeo

EMERY, James Samuel - Private 811753
- from 47 MacGrath Street, Napier

* EMIA, Joseph Maxwell - Private 804543
- from Wanganui - DIED in Italy 10-1-1945 aged 23

* EPARAIMA, Pua - Private 39210
- from Gisborne - DIED in Crete 2-6-1941 age 34

* EPARAIMA, Rangawhenua - Sergeant 62882
- from Whakarewarewa - DIED Western Desert 24-10-1942 aged 23

EPIHA, Jack - Private 39315
- from Matauri Bay, Kaeo

* EPIHA, Paihana - Lance Corporal 68216
- from Matauri Bay - DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 7-1-1944 aged 22

EPU, Edward - Private 65183
- from Tirau

EREATARA, Whetu - Private 39048
- from Ruatoki North

EREMANA, Henare - Private 39768
- from Tokomaru Bay

EREPETA, Jack - Private 39050
- from Koutu, Rotorua

ERIA, Haeata - Private 62580
- from Paki Paki

ERIHA, Pakira Walters - Private 39009
- from c/o D. Finlayson, Private Bag, Otorohanga

ERSTICH, Walter Wharu - Private 812597
- from Awanui

ERU, Captain William - Private 817609
- from Guy Street, Waipawa

ERUERA, Tom - Private 801924
- from 8 Harding Street, Auckland

ERUERA, Pae - Private 39313
- from Omanaia

ERUERA, Pera Private 39691
- from Paroti, Whangarei

* ERUETI, Wiremu Private 6174
- from Ruatoki North - KILLED IN ACTION Crete 27-5-1941 aged 36

ERUETI, Witute Witute - Private 65342
- from Kaikohe

EVANS, Henry - Private 801925
- from Te Teko

28th MAORI BATTALION - Facoorey to Frost

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
__________________

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
__________________
FACOOREY, Herbert George Private 62581
- from Te Araroa

FAIRBROTHER, Monty Claude (1907-1997) - Brigadier 7192
- born in Carterton, Wairarapa, a son of Victor Inglis Lytton FAIRBROTHER & Ivy Alicia REVELL. NEXT OF KIN: wife, Helena Constance Fairbrother, Te Awamutu
- served with: 2nd NZ Infantry Brigade, 5th NZ Infantry Brigade, 20th Infantry Battalion, 21st Infantry Battalion, 23rd Infantry Battalion & 28th (Maori) Battalion
- military awards: Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE), Distinguished Service Order (DSO), 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star (8th Army clasp), Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-1945, Mentioned in Despatches (MiD), New Zealand War Service Medal, Coronation Medal 1953, Efficiency Decoration (ED) and Four bars.


FALWASSER, Henry Innes - Lieutenant 39535
- from 20 Bayley Street, New Plymouth

FALWASSER, Dallas Landell - Lance Corporal 804538
- from Bell Block, Taranaki

FARR, Thomas - Private 62582
- from Potara, Hicks Bay

* FARRELL, Robert John - Private 25848
- from Kaunakania, Te Karaka - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert aged 23

FARRELL, Percy - Private 811684
- from Mourea

FAULKNER, George - Private 631209
- from Whakamarama

FENTON, Roy Kerry Turata Rona (unknown rank) 801926
- from Oaonui, Opunake (was a Butcher)

FERRIS, Donald Hari Pohatu - Private 39032
- from P.W.D. Camp, Hurunui Bridge

FERRIS, Christian Kennedy - Private 817771
- from Waitakaro

* FERRIS, Parekura - Private 67409
- from Waitakaro - DIED in Egypt 19-9-1943 aged 24

FERRIS, John - Private 817610 more
- from Ruatoria

* FISHER, Harry - Private 39376
- from Awanui - DIED OF WOUNDS Western Desert 12-7-1942 aged 33

* FISHER, Robert - Private 823196
- from Invercargill - DIED OF WOUDS Italy 22-9-1944 aged 39

FISHER, John Henry - Temporary Corporal 71565
- from 50 Nnith Street, Invercargill

* FISHER, Robert - Private 67615
- from Awanui - DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 24-5-1944

* FISHER, Colin - Private 39317
- from Awanui - KILLED IN ACITON Crete 23-5-1941 aged 26

FISHER, William Beaumont - Major 6166
- from 35 Porangahau Road, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay

FLAVELL, Eric James Private 803071
- from Awapuni-

FOLLETT, William - Private 810382
- from Titoki

FORRESTER, Hector Joseph - Private 39536
- from Tiki Tiki

FORRESTER, Walter Tainui - Private 444227
- from c/o Bignell and Holmes, Tokomaru Bay

* FOSTER, Jacob - Private 67316
- from Samoa - DIED in Italy 7-12-1943 aged 26

FOSTER, Sunny - Private 800858
- from Okere

* FOWLER, Robert Try - Private 39033
- from Temuka - DIED Western Desert 4-9-1942 aged 24

FOWLER, Walter Momo - Private 450844
- from Marine Parade, Bluff

* FOX, William - Private 65277
- from Ruatoria - DIED OF WOUNDS Tunisia 27-3-1943 aged 23

* FOX, Charles - Private 39769
- from Hicks Bay - DIED Western Desert 15-12-1941 aged 28

* FOX, Ben - Corporal 801927
- from Hicks Bay - DIED OF WOUDS Italy 13-6-1944 aged 28

FOY, Alan Leigh - Temporary Corporal 451591
- from George Street, Hikurangi

FRANCIS, Mita - Corporal 5360
- from Rotoiti, Rotorua

FRANCIS, Percival - Company Quartermaster Sergeant 65446
- from Rotoiti, Rotorua

FRASER, Tanira Gladding - Private 803298
- from Native Department, Rotorua

FRASER, William Frederick Tekaharunga - Private 811673
- from Opotiki

FRASER, Arnold - Corporal 67600
- from Naplin, Whangamarino

FRAZER, Kenneth John - Major 7706
- from 19 Portland Crescent, Wellington

FROST, Michael - Private 801683
- from Awanui North

FROST, Richard Thomas - Private 812592
- from Te Kao



Lieutenant Colonel Monty Claude Fairbrother
Photograph taken at Maadi, Egypt, in August 1943 by George Robert Bull
... photo taken from National Library of New Zealand


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28th MAORI BATTALION - Gage to Gunson

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
__________________

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
__________________
* GAGE, Herewini - Sergeant 39117
- from Omaio - DIED Western Desert 23-11-1941 aged 26
NOK:

GAGE, Tama - Private 801928
- from Omaio

GAGE, Nehu - Private 802398
- from Omaio

GARDINER, Jack - Private 811941
- from Matakana Island, Tauranga

GARDINER, Joseph - Private 67483
- from Manakau

GEMMELL, George - Private 446855
- from Kiwi Rd, North Clyde, Wairoa

GEMMELL, Peter James - Private 801390
- from North Clyde

GEORGE, Thomas - Private 62562
- from Ohau, Horowhenua

GEORGE, Riki - Private 68439
- from West Block, Aria

GEORGE, Don - Private 805220
- from c/o E.O. Bond, Awahuri

GEORGE, Milton - Private 801932
- from Ruatoria

* GEORGE, Sonny - Sergeant 62883
- from Matamata - DIED in Italy 30-5-1944 aged 32

GEORGE, Messines - Corporal 801931
- from Waiomatatini

GERRARD, Mitchell - Private 25849
- from Lower Waiawa, via Opotiki

GERRARD, Hone Paranihi - Private 67410
- from Te Araroa, Gisborne

GERRARD, John - Private 39151
- from Tikitiki

GERRARD, Wharengaro Robert - Private 817686
- from Gisborne

* GERRARD, Richmond Dix - Private 26130
- from Auckland - DIED in Germany 25-3-1942 aged 24

GERRARD, Manihera - Private 811696
- from Cape Runaway,

GILBERT, Kingi - Private 25850
- from c/o D. Gilbert, Goodall St, Hillsboro R.D, Onehunga

GILLIES, Robert - Private 801934
- from Ohinemutu, Rotorua

GILROY, Joseph Terence - Second Lieutenant 6112
- from 20 Lytten Street, Spreydon, Christchurch,

* GOFFE, Dudu - Lance Corporal 62563
- from Kauwhata - ILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 5-1-1943 aged 25

GOLDSMITH, John - Private 802399
- from Albert ST, Opotiki

GOLDSMITH, Matekino Charles - Private 65278
- from te Araroa

GOLDSMTH, George Poka Poka - Private 917743
- from East Cape

* GOLDSMITH, Percy - Private 24032
- from Rotorua - DIED in Greece 27-4-1941 aged 25

GOLDSMITH, Samuel Edward - Sergeant 801935
- from Ruatoria

GOODNIGHT, Fraser - Private 39598
- from Frasertown, Wairoa

GOODWILLIE, Arthur Bernard - Lance Corporal 5207
- from Shannon, Manawatu

GOODWILLIE, George - Private 39034
- from Buckley Road, Shannon

GORDON, Albert - Private 39730
- from Rotorua

* GOTTY, Duncan Turoa - Private 65422
- from Manunui - DIED Western Desert 5-1-1943 aged 29

GOTTY, George - Private 813278
- from Manunui

GOURLEY, Robert - Lance Corporal 62663
- from Maketu, Rotorua

GRACE, James Kaironghia Kerehi - Private 801936
- from c/o S.E. Gillingham, Waeranga-o-Kuri, Gisborne

GRACE, John - Private 817745
- from Ruatoria

GRACE, Joseph - Private 817746
- from Ruatoria

* GRACE, William Henry Tuwharetoa - Corporal 802401
- from Taupo - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 16-2-1945 aged 31

GRAHAM, Jack - Private 25852
- from Mokai, Rotorua

GRAHAM, Ken - Trooper 812738
- from Ngararatunua, Pipiwai, North Auckland

GRAHAM, Thomas - Private 801790
- from Ahipara

GRAHAM, Tumata - Private 67779
- from Kauwhata

* GRAHAM, George - Private 25851
- from Mokai - DIED Crete 23-5-1941 aged 23

* GRAHAM, John Te Wharetoa - Sergeant 65469
- from Te Puke - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 30-5-1944 aged 31

GRANT, Koro - Private 25853
- from Tikitiki

GRANT, Rapata - Private 65185
- from Mourea

GRANT, Hinga - Lieutenant 65184
- from Mourea

GRANT, John Henry - Private 635726
- from Mangatuna Station, Gisborne

GRAY, Hunia George - Private 801938
- from Tolaga Bay

GREAVES, Timothy - Corporal 62939 mor
- from Parapara R.D., Kaitaia

GREEN, Buick - Private 801939
- from Tikitiki

GREEN, Robert - Private 801940
- from Tikitiki

* GREEN, Hone Te Kauru - Lieutenant 39582
- from Tikitiki - DIED Western Desert 15-12-1941 aged 33

GREEN, John - Sergeant 805196
- from Kakatahi

GREENING, Dempsey Te Wira - Private 801517
- from 13 Seddon Street, Rotorua

GREGORY, Kehoe - Private 813542
- from Karapiro Hydro Works, Cambridge

GREGORY, Joseph - Private 813516
- from Public Works Department Karapiro

* GREY, Kelly - Private 62665
- from Te Kaha - ACCIDENTLY KILLED Egypt 29-9-1943 aged 25

GUDGEON, Sonny - Private 801942
- from Tikitiki

GUNSON, Edward William Private 815133
- from 3 Auckland Terrace, Melrose, Wellingon

28th MAORI BATTALION - Haami to Henare

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
__________________

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
__________________
HAAMI, Paul - Private 801945
- from Ranana
NOK: Mrs A. Haami (grandmother), Ranana

HAAMI, Turei - Trooper 802405
- from Omaio, Bay of Plenty
NOK Mrs L. Peters (mother), Omaio

* HAAMI, Hetana - Private 25854
- from Gisborne - DIED Western Desert 28-11-1941 aged 35
NOK: Mrs P. Haami (mother), Te Karaka, Gisborne

* HAAPU, George - Private 25855
- from Gisborne - DIED Western Desert 28-6-1942 aged 24
NOK: Mr Karauria Haapu (father), Whangara, Poverty Bay

HAAPU, Jack - Trooper 817970
- from Whangara, East Coast
NOK: Mrs H. Haapu (mother), P.O. Whangara, East Coast

HAAPU, Darkie Mura - Private 39213
- from Whangara, East Coast
NOK: Mrs H. W. Haapu (mother), Whangara
DIED NZ 30-10-1942 aged 24 & buried Whangara cemetery

HAAR, Ronald - Private - 455966
- from c/o Ellise and Burnand, Ongarue
NOK: Mrs L. Haar (mother), Ongarue,

HAARE, Te Hue - Private 68094
- from Lower Waiawa
NOK: Mr P. Haare (father), Hawai, Opotiki

HABIB, Herbert 'Mac' - Private 65447 (1916-1981)
- from Taupo
NOK: Mrs D. Habib (wife), Taupo

* HADDON, Rukutai - Sergeant 65168
- from National Park - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 18-3-1944 aged 33
NOK: Mr C. Haddon, Manunui

HADFIELD, Mathew -Private 39741
- from Adriatric Cafe, Hobson St., Auckland
NOK: Mrs M. Hadfield (mother), Waimamaku, Hokianga

HAENGA, Roger Julu - Private 65279
- from Huiarua, Tokomaru Bay
NOK: Mr K. Haenga (father), Tuparoa, Ruatoria

Haenga, Jerry - Private 39494
- from Tuparoa, Ruatoria
NOK: Mr Ruka Haenga (father), Tuparoa, Ruatoria

Haenga Heremia Kahawai Private 801947
- from Tolaga Bay
NOK:

* HAENGA, Mick Private 801948
- from Huia Springs - KILLED IN ACTION Italy Xmas Eve 1943 aged 23
NOK:

* HAERE Edward Private 805198
- from Hauiti, Tolaga Bay - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 1-8-1944 aged 22
NOK:

Haere Sydney Private 817611
- from Tolaga Bay
NOK:

Haerewa Robert Private 65280
- from Te Araroa
NOK:

Haerewa Tuta Private 808540
- from Tikitiki
NOK:

Hahipene Jimmy Private 802406
NOK:
- from Te Teko

Haig Watene Katea Private 65281
- from Ruatoria
NOK:

Haig Wananga Te Ariki - Temporary Lieutenant 39211
- from Ruatoria
NOK:

Haimona Pire Private 801949
- from Ohinemutu, Rotorua
NOK:

Haimona Tony Temporary Sergeant 67535
- from Ohinemutu, Rotorua
NOK:

Haimona Rongomai Private 801950
- from arakihi Station, Tolaga Bay
NOK:

Haimona Rihare (aka Rihan Haimona Symons & Charlie Symons)
- Private 68242
- from Pawarenga, North Auckland - died 3-1-1995, buried Rodney
NOK:

Haira Kapu Private 39056
- from Horohoro
NOK:

* HAIRA, Tu Watikena Private 811650
- from Whakarewarewa - DIED Italy 11-4-1945 aged 28
NOK:

Hakaraia Paranihi Francis Neha Private 62723
- from Rawhiti
NOK:

Hakaraia Henare Private 801951
- from Moerewa
NOK:

Hakaraia Tom Private 814601
- from 37 Ellice Ave, Wellington
NOK:

Hakaraia Thomas Private 805199
- from Aotaki St, Otaki
NOK:

Hakaraia Paul Private 805094
- from 3 Allenbury Terrace, Wellington
NOK:

* HAKARAIA, Rakaherea Private 65399
- from Otaki - DIED OF WOUNDS Egypt 7-4-1943 aged 24
NOK:

Hakaraia Horore Private 62722
- from Rawhiti

Hakaraia Kima John Private 62382
- from Ohinemutu, Rotorua
NOK:

Hakaraia Ata Private 39326
- from Rawhiti, Bay of Islands
NOK:

Hakaraia Rewiri Private 39665
- from Rawhiti
NOK:

* HAKARAIA, Dick Lance Corporal 39351
- from Horohoro - DIED Crete 2-6-1941 aged 35
NOK:

HAKARAIA Arda Manga - Second Lieutenant 35713
- from Rangiuru Rd, Otaki, brother of Rakaherea Hakaraia
NOK:

Hake Ben Private 68095
- from Otara Rd, Opotiki
NOK:

Hakopa Rehua Private 67781
- from Kawhaiki Pah, Wanganui
NOK:

HAKOPA, Hori Private 62666
- from Poroporo
NOK:

HALBERT, Rangiwahipu Tewaituhi Private 817720
- from 20 Cook St, Gisborne
NOK:

HALE, Richard Morehu Private 65220
- from Kennedy Bay
NOK:

Hale Laddie Robert Private 80577
- from Roto-o-Rangi, Cambridge
NOK:

HALE, Frank Lewis Private 67560
- from Kennedy's Bay, Coromandel
NOK:

HALE, Hamiora (aka Sam) - Private 817747
- fromTe Araroa
NOK:

* HALL, Charles Corporal 25856
- from Ohinemutu - KILLED IN ACTION Tunisia 20-4-1943 aged 23
NOK:

HALL, Charles James Private 180012
- from 133 Vincent St, Auckland
NOK:

HALL, Leslie Tuteranginini Private 39059
- from Koutu, Rotorua
NOK:

* HALL, George Te Awaiti - Private 39057
- from Ohinemutu - DIED Western Desert 27-11-1941 aged 29
NOK:

HALLETT, James Private 816318
- from Halcombe
NOK:

* HAM, Philip Private 800861
- from Taupo - DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 24-7-1944 aged 22
NOK:

* HAMI, Tuhura Private 39616
- from Pongakawa - KILLED in Greece 19-10-1941 aged 27

HAMILTON, Harley Private 817776
- from Ruakituri
NOK:

* HAMIORA, Hupa Lieutenant 25857
- from Rotorua - DIED OF WOUNDS Western Desert 5-7-1942 aged 34
NOK:

HAMMOND, Robert Private 65435
- from Lunn Ave, Ellerslie, Auckland
NOK:

* HAMON, Eruera Dennis Private 39202
- from Gisborne - DIED OF WOUDS Western Desert 30-11-1941 aged 21

* HAMPTON, Christopher Private 67556
- from (possibly) Dargaville - DIED NZ 18-8-1941 aged 31
NOK:

Hancy Charles Private 817581
- from Raupunga
NOK:

* HANSARD, Epa Private 62717
- from Whangarei - DIED Western Desert 24-7-1942 aged 23
NOK:

HAPUKUKU, Sydney Private 65465
- from Herekino
NOK:

* HAPE, Ben Private 801362
- from Pupuke - DIED in Italy 28-8-1944 aged 36
NOK:

HAPE, Tuauru Private 801364
- from Pupuke
NOK:

* HAPETA, Charlie Private 801953
- from Hokianga - DIED in Italy 18-2-1944 aged 25
NOK:

* HAPETA, John Private 801952
- from Mohaka - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 15-12-1943 aged 31
NOK:

HAPETA, Wi Private 816139
- from Wangaehu
NOK:

Hapi Albert Corporal 25858
- from Horohoro, Rotorua
NOK:

Hapimana Hutuha Private 67530
- from Rorokawa, Rotorua

HARAKI, Heta Private 68375
- from Hawkes Bay

Haraki Pani Private 68376
- from Hawkes Bay

Haraki Te Mangai Corporal 68377
- from Raupunga

* HARAWENE Hone Hapa Sergeant 39322
- from Moerewa - KILLED IN ACTION Tunisia 20-4-1943 aged 28

Harawene Rutene Private 67618
- from Karetu

Harawira John Puriri Private 810698
- from 136 Vincent St, Auckland

Harawira Te Kapunga Private 25859
- from Poroporo, Whakatane

Harawira Himi Private 801613
- from Kaingaroa

HARAWIRA, Hori Private 62725
- from Te Kao - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 5-7-1942 aged 28

Harawira Kahi Takimoana Major 16
- from Te Kao, North Auckland

Hardiman Andrew Private 25860
- from Tolaga Bay, Gisborne

HARDIMAN, Bernard Maning - Sergeant 39335
- from Hokianga -

* HARDING, Stewart - Private 802782
- from Moerewa - DIED in Italy 11-4-1945 aged 24

Harding, Ben Private 39338
- from Waima

Harding, Hepi Lance Corporal 39345
- from 31 Garfield Street, Parnell, Auckland

* HARDING, William Peter Private 39344
- from 31 Garfield St, Auckland - DIED Crete 22-5-1941 aged 27

* HARE, John - Private 65186
- from Kaingaroa - DIED Western Desert 12-7-1942 aged 23

* HARE, Wiremu Rahiri Sergeant 6063
- from Wellington - DIED OF WOUNDS Greece 26-4-1941 aged 38

HARE, Naru - Private 39076
- from Waiohau

Harema David Private 39324
- from Whangaruru

Harihari, Albert Private 802862
- from Whatawhata

Haronga Arthur Stewart Private 817612 mor
- from Gisborne

Haronga Joseph - Corporal 68380
- from Nuhaka

* HARONGA, Pera Private 802407
- from Ohinemutu - DIED Italy 8-1-1945 aged 21

Haronga Donald Harawira Sergeant 4892
- from Ohinemutu, Rotorua

Haronga Pera Private 817688
- from Te Karaka

Haronga Edward Private 817613
- from Nuhaka

Haronga Rangi Private 829004
- from Waiherere, Gisborne

HARPER, William Te Aute Private (no serial #)
- from Cromwell

Harris Francis Private 39663
- from Motukaraka, North Auckland

Harris Albert Fred Private 62798
- from Motukaraka, North Auckland

Harris Albert Private 801955
- from Okaihau

Harris Frank Private 65381
- from Oruanui

Harris Ivon Graham Lance Corporal 6102
- from Taheke

Harris Richard Private 801956
- from 41 Angelsea St, Auckland

* HARRIS, Christopher Private 62729
- from Motukaraka - KILLED IN ACTION Wester Desert 10-7-1942 age 29

Harris Ray Takurua Te Kiri - Temporary Corporal 800733
- from 110 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland

Harris Joe Titipa Private 67514
- from Pukemako, Mangapehi

* HARRIS, Patrick Private 632832
- from Motukaraka - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 7-12-1943 aged 23

HARRIS, William - Temporary Lance Corporal 812590
- from Motukaraka

HARRIS, Sydney Joseph Private 812658
- from Maungamuka, Hokianga

HARRISON, John Clark Private 801791
- from Tangowahine

HARRISON, George Russell Private 925
- from Opunake

HARRISON, Friday - Private 817721
- from Waipiro Bay

Harrison William Renata - Private 817682
- from Ruatoria

HARRISON, Miki Corporal 6184
- from Waipiro Bay

* HART, Irvine Alfred Major 5928
- from Masterton - DIED OF WOUNDS Westen Desert 2-11-1942 aged 38

HARTLEY, Te Maramatanga - Corporal 804551
- from Rata

Harvey Henri Douglas Lieutenant 39804
- from 26 Napier Ave, Takapuna

Harwood Joseph Private 630707
- from Maori Hostel, Morley Street, New Plymouth

Harwood Alexander Private 818300
- from Bulkeley Terrace, New Plymouth

Harwood Wheti Private 809723
- from Kaukapakapa

Hataraka Laurie Private 39062
- from Matata

Hataraka Raymond Private 801957
- from Matata

* HAU, Wi Tekouha Sergeant 39528
- from Porirua - DIED Western Desert 2-11-1942 aged 27

HAU, Hongi Private 62555
- from Porirua

* HAU Sidney Papa Sergeant 62851 mo
- from Auckland - KILLED IN ACTION 1-1-1945 aged 28

HAU, Jack - Private 415543
- from Whananaki

HAU, Sydney Ranga Private 62730
- from kaikohe

Hau George Graham Private 68343
- from Rawhiti

Hau Mae Private 39327
- from Kawakawa

Haumate Wi Private 67557
- from Ruatoki

Haupapa Hirai Corporal 801959
- from Ohinemutu, Rotorua

* HAURAKI, Jim (aka James, Jimmy) - Private 62718
- from Hokianga - DIED OF WOUNDS 27-8-1942 aged 25

Hauraki Paraire Private 801371
- from Omanaia

Hauwai Whareharakeke Private 39061
- from Ruatoki North

Hawea Tame Private 39531
- from Otaki

Hawea Ben Cameron - Private 817750
- from Opapa

Hawera Hemi Kupai - Private 39069
- from Ruatoki North

Hawira Kelly - Private 39064
- from Mourea

Hawkins Friday Patrick - Sergeant 26131
- from King's Hotel, Courtenay Place

Hawkins Moses Private 68383
- from Mohaka

Hawkins Bunny Private 39761
- from Hastings

Hawkins Piko Private 62548
- from New Plymouth

Hawkins Hira Private 65510
- from Havelock North

Hawkins Billie Private 68381
- from Wairoa

Hayward Edward Vere - Captain 39065
- from Rotorua

Hayward Jack - Private 25862
- from Papakura, Auckland

Hayward Charlie Private 62852
- from Papakura, Auckland

Head Hector Allen Private 61830
- from 41 Railway Street, Frankton Junction

Healey Laurie Private 809346
- from Auckland

Heath Paul Te Wharetaki Lieutenant 614749
- from Morven

* HEI, Graham Private 25882
- from Opahe - DIED in Tunisia 20-4-1943 aged 26

Heihei John Private 801592
- from Paihia

Heka Rangi Jack Private 26155
- from Kaitaia

Heka Tepene Private 67620
- from Waipapakauri

Heka Dan Private 801374
- from Te Kao

* HEKA, Ranga Pako - Private 39323
- from Kaitaia - DIED Crete 23-5-1941 aged 28

Heka Adam Private 39343
- from Pawarenga

Heke Jock Private 25863
- from Tauranga

* HEKE, Albert - Private 801961
- from Omanawa Falls - DIED Italy 18-2-1944 aged 24

* HEKE Albert Private 802587
- from Arapuni - DIED Italy 18-2-1944 aged 23

* HEKE, Hirini Lance Corporal 39318
- from Whangarei - KILLED IN ACTION 22-7-1942 aged 29

* HEKE, James Sergeant 65471
- from Tauranga - DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 17-3-1944 aged 34

* HEKE, Anaru Private 65470
- from Tauranga - DIED OF WOUNDS Western Desert 27-6-1942 aged

* HEKE, James - Private 65152
- from Auckalnd - DIED Western Desert 4-9-1942 aged

HEKE, Henry Private 62884
- from Tauhei, Morrinsville

HEKE, Te Roha Private 813321
- from Korakonui, Te Awamutu

HEKE, Maru Private 801962
- from Hinemoa Point, Rotorua

* HEKETA, John - Private 820978
- from Christchurch - DIED Italy 23-9-1944 aged

HELLESCOE, Christian Private 65684
- from Sasse, Samoa

HELMBRIGHT, Leonard Private 811123
- from Waiotahi Valley

Hema Henry - Private 39157
- from Wairoa

Hema Jack Wiremu - Private 65425
- from Wairoa

Hema Kingi - Private 65511
- from Rangiahua, Frasertown

HEMA, Harry - Private 39347
- from Clevedon - KILLED IN ACTION Tunisia 27-3-1943 aged 24

Hemahema Harry - Private 39063
- from Te Whaiti

Hemara Hemara Private 39342
- from Oponini, hokianga

Hemara Taylor Private 38505
- from Botuiti, Foxton, Horowhenua

Hemara Tamati Private 810700
- from Panmure, Auckland

Hemara Hone Private 39010
- from Pirongia, Waikato

Hemi Jack Henry Private 39001
- from Waikawa Rd, Picton

Hemi Sydney Private 39067
- from Opotiki

* HEMI, Rawiri Corporal 801792
- from Whangarei - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 22-9-1944

Hemi Pomare Private 811771
- from Waimana

Hemi Rapana Private 802536
- from Mourea

* HEMOPO, Joseph Private 25865
- from Ohinemutu - DIED Western Desert 24-10-1942 aged 23

Henare Wiremu Private 25868
- from Kia Ora Station, Tolaga Bay

* HENARE, Tom - Private 25867
- from Mangonui - DIED Western Desert 27-11-1941 aged 5

* HENARE Hemi Keo Wiremu Private 812406
- from Kaikohe - DIED Italy 30-7-1944 aged 24

HENARE, Brown Tau -Captain 810701
- from Government Surveyors, Onerahi, Whangarei

Henare Ruki Private 801793
- from Ruakaka

* HENARE, Hone Hamiora Private 62726
- from Kaikohe - DIED OF WOUNDS Egypt 30-6-1942 aged 23

Henare Tamati - Private 67621
- from Rangiahua

Henare Jerry - Private 39320
- from Totara North

HENARE, Tame - Private 67642
- from Herekino

Henare George - Private 39339
- from Pawarenga

HENARE, Kahu Kiwi - Private 801963
- from Motatau

HENARE, James Clendon Tau - Lieutenant Colonel 63390
- from Motatau

28th MAORI BATTALION - Henderson to Hutana

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
__________________

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
__________________
* Henderson Rangi, Lance Corporal 62583
- from Te Araroa - KILLED IN ACTION Tunisia 26 March 1943 aged 27
NOK:
son of Arthur William & Te Paea Henderson of Te Araroa

* Henderson John Hannam Private 67415
- from Te Araroa - DIED Western Desert 11 March 1942 aged 23
NOK:
son of Arthur William & Te Paea Henderson, of Te Araroa

Henderson Joseph (aka Manaena) Private 635729
- from Waipiro Bay
NOK:

Henderson William Koro Corporal 67416
- from St George's Rd, Hastings
NOK:
brother of George Henderson

Henderson Frank Private 67413
- from Hick's Bay. Wife at Wakawa, Opotiki

Henderson George Private 631806
- from St George's Rd, Hastings
- brother of William Koro Henderson

Henry Robert Ru Private 295349
- from Sydney St, Petone

Henry James Private 801964
- from Arakihi Station, Tolaga Bay

Henry Eric Private 67417
- aka Eric Akakoa Henry, Koro Eric
- from Putorino, NZ. Mother at Pukapuka, Cook ISlands

Henry Eruana Private 25869
- from Rotokawa, Rotorua

Henry Toka Private 67558
- from Te Kaha. Wife at Lower Waiawa, Opotiki

Henry Arthur Private 801618
- from Awanui North

Heperi William Private 39012
- from Mangatainoka, Pahiatua

Hepi Sam Private 39350
- from Rotorua

Hepi Joseph Private 67414
- from Ope, Napier - DIED in Italy 16 Dec 1943 aged 24

Hepi Kipa Private 67622
- from Kawakawa

Hepi James Private 39666
- from Kawakawa

Hepi Panapa Private 25871
- from Por Albert, Kawakawa

Herangi Huia Private 67484
- from Halcombe, Manawatu

Herangi Darkey Private 801965
- from

Herata Roy Rua Trooper 821191
- from

Herekiuha James Private 802558
- from

Heremaia William Trooper 25873
- from

Heremaia Mokare Hirini Private 812169
- from

Heremia Kahupu Lionel Private 39194
- from

Heremita John Private 39341
- from

Herepete Pirika Private 801966
- from

Herepete Araani Peri Private 67623
- from

Heretaunga Witariana Private 39713
- from

Heretini Waata Private 39075
- from

Heretini Matina Sergeant 65213
- from

Herewini Edward Private 68041
- from

Herewini Rongo Private 811095
- from

Herewini Ringa Private 62820
- from

Herewini William Second Lieutenant 4281
- from

Herewini Rau Private 39331
- from

Herewini Abraham Private 25874
- from

Herewini Watene Private 801969
- from

Herewini Hatu Private 802939
- from

Herewini Waikura Private 62667
- from

Herewini Sydney Private 65222
- from

Heta Tame Lance Corporal 39068
- from

Heta Dave Private 801795
- from

Heta Tom Joseph Private 67605
- from

Hetaraka Mu Timoti Private 801797
- from

Hetet Kingi Tuheka Second Lieutenant 68599
- from

Hii Taupo Lance Corporal 811492
- from

Hiini Manahi Private 65211
- from

Hikitapua Tuhina Private 817537
- from

Hikitapua Hohepa Private 39227
- from

Hikitene John Carroll Private 67559
- from

Hikitene Bunny Private 65224
- from

Hikuwai Moses Private 68509
- from

Hill George Rapana Corporal 810602
- from

Hillman Frank Rua Private 810649
- from

Hinaki Pera Private 39795
- from

Hinaki Rongo Private 808543
- from

Hinaki Nuku Private 39140
- from

Hindmarsh Tini Private 820975
- from

Hindrup Leonard Lance Corporal 45754
- from

Hinga Rangi Private 25876
- from

Hingston Ben Private 67418
- from

Hingston Cyrus Conrad Corporal 4963
- from

Hini Matau Private 67386
- from

Hippolite Hohapata Private 25877
- from

Hira Willie Private 811775
- from

Hiraka Hiriweteri Private 801972
- from

Hirama Thomas Te Moananui Private 39118
- from

Hirawani Scotty Private 39714
- from

Hiroki Wiremu Hunia Private 801973
- from

Hiroti Joseph Private 26132
- from

Hiroti Kapene Teo Lance Corporal 5212
- from

Hiroti Jack Corporal 16
- from

Hoani William Private 39337
- from

Hoani David Walter Private 62724
- from

Hoani Sydney Joseph Private 62720
- from

Hoani John Joseph Private 39742
- from

Hoani Ranginui Private 67517
- from

Hobson Joseph Private 65500
- from

Hobson Sydney Private 65501
- from

Hodge Peter Mason Private 39055
- from

Hodge Mita Private 811721
- from

Hodge Martin William Private 39073
- from

Hodge Samuel Staff Sergeant 25878
- from

Hodge Charles Malcolm Private 801974
- from

Hoera John Private 817751
- from

Hoerara Ihaia Private 25879
- from

Hogan Wiremu Temporary Sergeant 801975
- from

Hohaia Robert Private 924
- from

Hohaia Charles Sergeant 39348
- from

Hohaia Rudy Private 811722
- from

Hohaia Pakaurangi Private 811757
- from

Hohapata Leonard Private 811681
- from

Hohapata Thomas Maaka Private 810541
- from

Hohepa Manihera Private 808592
- from

Hohepa Haua Private 39334
- from

Hohepariki Patariki Private 801799
- from

Hohipuha Hapai Private 815263
- from 62 Nelson Street, Petone

Hohua, Jack Private 801518
- from Taneatua

* HOHUA, Hori Private 801978
- from Waimana - DIE Cassino, Italy 28-6-1944 aged 30

Hohua, Rameka Raymond Private 39072
- from Ruatoki

Hohua, Tai Hori Private 802591
- from Native Department, Taneatua,

Hohua, Wenerei Private 67561
- from Ruatoki North

Hohua, Mita Hori Private 810641
- from Taneatua

Hoi Rawiri Private 65225
- from Poroporo

Hokianga, Henry Second Lieutenant 39577
- from Porangahau, Hawkes Bay

Hoko, Wiremu Private 39066
- from Maketu

Hokopu, William Charles Private 17421
- from Colac Bay

Hollis Michael Private 817616
- from Whatatutu

Hona Paul Corporal 25880
- from Kohukohu, Hokianga

* HONA, Kira Clark - Private 62853
- from Auckland - DIED Tunisia 20-4-1943 aged 26

Hona, Shepherd - Private 39333
- from Matauri Bay via Kaeo

Hona, Rongo Private 802592
- from Poroporo

Hona, Wikiriwhi Private 25881
- from Poroporo, Whakatane

Honana, Mahuta Private 67669
- from Cape Runaway

Honana, Hinau Private 805761
- from Whakatane

Honana Maioha - Private 801980
- from Cape Runaway

Hone, Tepana Papa - Private 39330
- from Parapara Rural Delivery, Kaitaia

Hone, Longbeach - Private 62727
- from Te Kao North

Honetana, Wiramu Private 67159
- from 144 King's Cres., Lower Hutt

* HONGARA, Karipori (aka Gullis) - Private 39209
- from Ruatoria - DIED Western Desert 23-11-1941 aged 23

Honiana, Wehi Private 811041
- from Whakarewarewa, Rotorua

* HOOK, Stewart Corporal 65424
- from Ohinemutu - DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 1-8-1944 aged 25

Hoone, Petara Private 65398
- from Railway Station, Otaki

HOOPER, Sydney - Private 65282
- from Hicks Bay

* HOOPER, George - Private 65493
- from Hicks Bay - DIED Western Desert 11-12-1941 aged 23

* HOOPER, Stanley Charles - Private 67421
- from Tolaga Bay - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 2-11-1942

* HOOPER, Reginald Private 631493
- from Tolaga Bay - Australia 11-4-1944 aged 22

Hooro Himi Private 65504
- from Whangaruru

Hopkinson Ngapotiki Tauhu Private 821091
- from Tuahiwi

Hori Maraki Private 811723
- from Waimana

* HORNE, Clarence Charles (aka Charlie) - Private 25883
- from Matawa - DIED Greece 18-5-1941 aged 31

Horne Edward Private 26097
- from Owhata, Rotorua

Horo, Mossie Mohingaponga Private 813531
- from Kahui Rd, Rahotu

Horo, Lauria Rua Roa Private 813530
- from Kahu Rd, Ruahotu

Horomia Willow Harawira Private 808544
- from Te Araroa

* HOROMONA-ANAHA, Tuwharetoa Private 821037
- from Timaru - DIED Italy 22-4-1945 aged22

HOROPAPERA, Teumuariki - Temporary Sergeant 25884
- from Poroporo, Whakatane

Horsfall, John Pomare Private 801981
- from Tangihanga Station, Ormond

Horua Puki Private 814702
- from Tokomaru Bay

Hotene Tu Lawson Private 802424
- from Poroporo

Hotene, Mohi Kereopa Private 65226
- from Ohope, Whakatane

Hotene, Wiremu Mita (aka William) - Private 65227
- from Ohope, Whakatane

Hotere, Hipiriona - Temporary Corporal 802501
- from Railways, Taumarunui

* HOTERE, Jack - Private 801800
- from Mitimiti - KILLED IN ACTION Italy 23-12-1943 aged 28

* HOTERENE, Joe Private 39332
- from Whangarei - DIED Crete 23-5-1941 aged 23

HOTERENE, Ru - Private 801983
- from Motatau

* HOTERENI, Robert - Private 62584
- from Dannevirke - DIED FROM SICKNESS Palestine 16-7-1942 aged 25

* HOUGH, John - Private 67500
- from Petone - DIED Western Desert 24-10-1942 aged 23

Houia, Duncan Private 39770
- from Ruatoria

Houia, Tumehe Private 62637
- from Ruatoria

Houia, Rere Private 801984
- from Ruatoria

Houia, Hiki Private 39641
- from Ruatoria

Houia, Arahura Private 25885
- from c/o Mr Duckie, Taita

Houkamau Wharau Tipuna (aka Flo) - Private 39797
- from Porangahau

Houkamau, Heremia Private 67423
- from Makaraka

Houkamau, Wiremu Private 67422
- from Hicks Bay

Houkamau, Toko Private 811595
- from Opotiki

Houpapa, Tako Henare Trooper 813526
- from Taumarunui

Houra, Tiemi Morehu Private 816136
- from Ratana Pa

Hovell, Hubert Kinnard Private 65283
- from Te Araroa

Hovell, Stanley Ives Strangeways (aka Jinx) - Private 801985
- from Te Araroa

Howearth, Walter Joseph Private 39680
- from Maropu, Dargaville

* HOWELL, Edward Ngatata Sergeant 5742
- from Matata - ACCIDENTALLY KILLE Egypt 20-7-1941 aged 33

Howell, Andrew - Temporary Sergeant 24082
- from Rawene, Hokianga

Howse, Geofford Leslie - Private 821089
- from 17 Blackett Street, Rangiora

Huata, Aussie Major 68385
- from Frasertown

Huata, Dick Private 25889
- from Frasertown, Hawkes Bay

Hubbard, James Temporary Sergeant 67531
- from Te Wairoa Rd, Rotorua

Hudson, Jack - Corporal 62668
- from Ford St, Opotiki

Hudson, John Private 802814
- from Opape, Lower Waiawa

Huff, John Private 805354
- from Tainui Pa, Otaki

Hughes Hoani - Temporary Sergeant 802409
- from Himemoa Point, Rotorua

Huia Douglas Private 802652
- from Ratana Pa, Wanganui

Huihui, Tu (aka Turanga Wheeler) - Private 39229
- from Te Araroa

* HUIHUI, Taha Private 62585
- from Te Araroa - DIED Italy 8-1-1945 aged 28

Huinga, William Private 802595
- from Ngatea

Huka, Te Hei Mauroa (aka Ben Hook) - Private 68386
- from Whakaki

Hull, Henry Harry Private 811724
- from Reporoa

Hume, Jack Private 63281
- from Cambridge

Hunia, James Private 811312
- from Matata

Hunia, William Private 39346
- from Herekino

Hunia, Johnny Private 62728
- from Pawarenga, Hokianaga

Hunia, Moana Kawana Sergeant 67782
- from 4 Airport Rd, Wanganui

* HUNIA, Manawarere - Private 39771
- from Ruatoria - Wester Desert 5-9-1942 aged 25

Hunia, Witana Private 39319
- from Pukepoko, North Auckland

Hunia, Te Oraiti Private 62646
- from Ruatoria

* HUNIA, Pekama - Lance Sergeant 801986
- from Waitakaro - DIED Italy 15-12-1944 aged 33

Hunt, John Private 627300
- from Te Aroha West, Thames

Hunt, Hami Jellicoe Lance Corporal 801987
- from Sanson, Manawatu

Hunter, Iriwhata Matene Staff Sergeant 39587
- from Takapau, Hawkes Bay

Hunuhunu, Tuki Private 811034
- from Okere Falls, Rotorua

Hunuhunu, Te Waata Private 67532
- from Mourea

Hupata, Poai Private 39591
- from 56 Kent Terrace, Wellington

Hura, Kiwa Pomare Private 39774
- from North Clyde, Wairoa

* HURIHANGANUI, Kapu - Private 67552
- from Wharepaina - DIED Western Desert 31-7-194228

Hurihanganui, Hare - Private 67533
- from Waiotapu

Huritu, Pita Parekura Private 801988
- from Hicks Bay

Huriwai, Matehaere Private 39775
- from Tikitii

Huriwai, Tawhai Private 25887
- from Maruia, Rotoua

Huriwaka, Wiremu Private 802412
- from Te Whaiti

* HURIWAKA, Hector Private 65187
- from Ruatahuna - DIED Egypt 6-10-1943 aged 25

HUTANA, Hori Private 801989
- from Tokomaru Bay

28th MAORI BATTALION - Ihaia to Jury

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
__________________

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
__________________
IHAIA, Joseph Anthony Corporal 62669
- from Matata
NOK:

IHAIA, Hori Alexander Private 811042
- from Matata

IHAIA, Walter Private 811097
- from Matata

IHAIA, Thomas Private 811777
- from Matata

IHAIA, Harry Private 39580
- from No 1 Camp, Tarawera

IHAKA, Wati Private 25890
- from Kaikohe

IHAKA, Clarence William Private 801990
- from Maketu

IHAKA, Wiremu Lance Corporal 39355
- from Pawarenga

IHAKA, Rawhiti Temporary Staff Sergeant 39352
- from Te Kao

* IHAKA, Reweti Sergeant 62732
- from Te Kao - DIED Western Desert 2-11-1942 aged 24

IHAKA, Riki Reihana Private 39354
- from Te Kao

* INGRAM, John Hamilton (aa Te Kaiamo) - Private 67534
- from Horo Horo - KILLED IN ACTION Tunisia 20-4-1943 aged 24

INIA, Ruuri Te Pakiorangi Sergeant 811084
- from Rotorua

IOATA, William Private 621734
- from 71 Tasman St, Wellington

IOPATA, Frederick Private 67563
- from Te Whaiti

IPO, Maipi Private 802413
- from Waimana

* IRAIA, Te Whata - Private 39353
- from Auckland - KILLED IN ACTION Western Desert 16-12-1941 aged 35

IRAIA, Maru Private 67536
- from Te Waiti

IRAIA, Buster Private 801991
- from c/o Wilson's Timber Mill, Te Whaiti

IRAIA, Ted Private 25891
- from Wairapukau State Forest, Rotorua

IRWIN, Harry Douglas Private 64685
- from c/o N.Z. Govt. Army Dept, Auckland

IRWIN, John Paul General 637163
- from Oponae

ISAAC, Bill Private 39669
- from Pakaraka

ISAACS, Jack Private 65188
- from Wairakei No 1, Kaingaroa, Rotorua

* ISAACS, Kiri Private 801653
- from Dargaville - DIED OF WOUNDS Italy 22-9-1944 aged 22

* ISAACS, Thomas Wiremu Private 807318
- from Riwaka - DIED Italy 19-12-1943 aged 23

* IWIHORA, Bill Private 39013
- from Waerenga - DIED Western Desert 23-11-1941 aged 24

IWIHORA, Howe Private 39014
- from Waerenga

JACK, Daniel Private 801312
- from Clevedon

JACKSON, Everard Stanley - Lieutenant 65534
- from 914 Willow Park Road, Hastings,

JACKSON, Sydney Freyberg (aka Bully) - Major 25892
- from 914 Willow Park Road, Hastings,

JACOBS, Bunny Private 39078
- from Ngapuna, Rotorua

JAMES, Stanley Private 39695
- from Ahiapara

JAMES, Peter Private 801992
- from Manoeka, Te Puke

* JENKINS, Joe Huta Private 25894
- from Waikanae - DIED Western Desert 12-12-1941 aged 24

JENSEN, John Sydney Private 67424
- from Hicks Bay

JOB, Benjamin Lance Corporal 65502
- from Waipapakauri North

JOB, Hugh Ngawaka Lieutenant 611200
- from 110 R.D., Kaitaia & Takahue, R.D

JOE, Denis - Private 817539
- from Mohaka

JOHNNY, Henry Pango Private 810685
- from P.W.D. Camp, Avondale, Auckland

JOHNSON, William Private 25895
- from Maramaru, Wairoa

JOHNSON, Rangi Heketa Private 817737
- from Frasertown

JOHNSON, Jack Private 62733
- from Whangarei Hotel

JOHNSON, Ramiha Private 67425
- from Hastings

JOHNSON, Willie Private 62886
- from Tahuna, Morrinsville

* JOHNSON, James Samuel Lance Corporal 62670
- from Opotiki - DIED Western Desert 4-11-1942 aged 28

JOHNSON, Paki Private 65491
- from Ruatoria

JOHNSON, Thomas Tinui - Private 814501
- from Motuhara Rd, Plimmerton

JOHNSTON, Herbert Private 65428
- from Frasertown

JOHNSTON, William Private 65388
- from Manutahi

JONES, Ben Private 817618
- from Te Hauke, Opapa

JONES, Pare Keiha Private 801993
- from Manutuke

JONES, Motu Private 39215
- from Manutuke

* JONES, Nepia - Private 65284
- from Tolaga Bay - DIED Western Desert 7-11-1942 aged 27

JONES, Paratene Private 39592
- from Tolaga Bay

JONES, Francis Private 25896
- from Turanganui, Rotorua

JONES, Macky - Private 25897
- from Turanganui, Rotorua

* JONES, Rawiri Tamanui (aka Davy) - Private 39189
- from Tolaga Bay - died Crete 28-5-1941 aged 24

JONES, Wilkie Te Hurinui - Private 808564
- from 79 Homebush Road, Khandallah, Wellington

JONES, Pakira Hami - Sergeant 6089
- from Waerenga-a-Hika College, Gisborne

JONES, Edward Brownie Private 817617
- from Te Karaka

JONES, Dan Private 817690
- from Muriwai

JONES, Walter Edward - Second Lieutenant 48440
- from Rangatua

JOSEPH, Ihaia - Private 39357
- from Whangarei

* JUDAH, Henry Private 25898
- from Ahimia - DIED Western Desert 23-11-1941 aged 26

JURY, Dhu Private 801994
- from Waiherere Rd, Wairoa

28th MAORI BATTALION - Kaa to Kewene

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
__________________

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
__________________
KAA, Hone Te Kauru Private & 2nd Lieutenant 65285
- from Rangitukia, East Cape
NOK:
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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28th MAORI BATTALION - Lambert to Lumsden

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
__________________

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
__________________
LAMBERT, Ihipa Private 25915 mor
- from
NOK:

LAMBER, John Private 62550
- from

LAMBER, Wiremu Lance Corporal 39087
- from

LAMBERT, Henry Colton Arundel Major 29357
- from

LAMBLY, Percy Overton Sergeant 62740
- from

LANIGAN, Frank Benjiman Private 811726
- from

LARKINS, Davy Private 67486
- from

LARKINS, Ford Private 67635
- from

LARKINS, Samuel Robert Private 39371 mo
- from

LARKINS, Reuben Patrick Private 39373
- from

LARKINS, Robert James Private 802035
- from

LARKINS, Donald Private 812598
- from

LARKINS, Joseph Private 39748
- from

LATIMER, Paul King Private 62854
- from

LATIMER, Frank Private 802809
- from

LAWRENCE, Thomas William Sergeant 25916
- from

LAWSON, George Private 65230
- from

LAWSON, Hoani Lieutenant 39089
- from

LAWSON, Tukorehu John Private 62868
- from

LAWTON, Edward Private 641358
- from

LAZARUS, Dick Private 62741
- from

Le NOEL, Fraser Private 67638
- from

LEACH, Darkie Private 39160
- from

LEAF, Harding Waipuke Captain 16
- from

LEAF, Davis Private 62789 mo
- from

LEAF, William Henry Private 801409 mor
- from

LEE, Walton Raymond Sergeant 261074
- from

LEEF, Edward Selwyn Private 67636
- from

LEEF, Joseph Private 65348
- from

LEEF, Arthur Private 805114
- from

LEEF, Gordon St Ives Private 801630
- from

LEEF, Raroa Lance Corporal 802425
- from

LEGER, Alexander Private 26514
- from

LEGER, Victor Emanuel Lance Corporal 39090
- from

LENNARD, William Henry Private 802378
- from

LEONARD, Edward Corporal 39091
- from

LEONARD, Hiwi Private 67539
- from

LEONARD, Len Manawaroa Temporary Corporal 816148
- from

LEWIS, Clarke Manuel Private 65503
- from

LEWIS, Waki Lance Corporal 1934
- from

LEWIS, Huki Private 817773
- from

LINGMAN, Joseph Private 802426
- from

LINGMAN, Alfred Private 811124
- from

LINGMAN, Henry Temporary Corporal 67566
- from

LLOYD, John Andrew Private 25917
- from

LOCKETT, Moana Corporal 65385
- from

LOFFLEY, James Private 39807
- from

LOGAN, Rangi France Company Sergeant Major 1925
- from
- Rangi writes home probably from Italy, on 18 March 1944

LOVE, Matthew Lance Corporal 39526
- from

LOVE, Matiu Private 817729
- from

LOVE, Eruera Te Whiti o Rongomai Rongomai - Lieutenant Colonel 6133
- from

LOVETT, Puhekura Richard Lance Corporal 802036
- from

LOWRIE, William Private 25919
- fom

LUKE, William Private 30217
- from

LUMSDEN, Barney David Private 816552
- from

28th MAORI BATTALION - Maaka to Mauheni

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
__________________

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
__________________
MAAKA, Ephram - Private 801812
- from
NOK:

MAAKA, Jack Rio - Private 65421
- from

MAAKA, Turanga Hohepa - Private 811742
- from

MAANGI, Petera - Private 68097
- from

MacDONALD, Ronald Alexander - Major 42340
- from

MacDONALD, Frank Katene - Private 802083
- from

MacDONALD, Francis - Private 449239
- from

MacDONALD, Rewi Maniapoto - Private 25923
- from

MACKEN, William - Sergeant 68230
- from

MACKEY, Henry - Private 65295
- from

MACKEY, Noia - Private 62867
- rom

MACKEY, Mark - Private 67436
- from

MACKEY, Ranata Mangatekapua - Corporal 65452
- from

MACKEY, Harry - Major 39192
- from

MACKEY, Roha - Private 39171
- from

MACKEY, Jack - Corporal 68394
- from

MACKIE, Whare - Private 67639
- from

MACKIE, Patrick - Private 65352
- from

MACIE, Puhi - Private 67169
- from

MacPHERSON, Marino - Private 39094
- from

MacPHERSON, Basil - Private 39096
- from

MAEHE, Hairama - Private 62598
- from

MAHA, William - Private 62599
- from

MAHAKI, Tuhoe - Private 39111
- from

MAHANGA, Lemuel - Private 39562
- from

MAHANGA, Joe - Private 68286
- from

MAHIA, Tui - Private 25926
- from

MAHIA, Wahia - Private 811024
- from

MAHIMA, Pitiera Kahanui - Corporal 25927
- from

MAHIMA, Nikora - Private 39101
- from

MAHUIKA, Wallace - Private 65297
- from

MAHUIKA, Michael - Private 62600
- from

MAHUIKA, Nepia - Captain 65296
- from

MAHUKI, Rangi - Private 802039
- from

MAIHI, Marino - Private 802041
- from

MAIHI, Hemi - Private 28365
- from

MAIHI, Aporo - Lance Corporal 65192
- from

MAIKA, Komene - Corporal 39716
- from

MAIKA, Roki - Lieutenant 67540
- from

MAIOHA, Harvey Martin - Private 67640
- from

MAJUREY, Thomas James - Private 64933 mor
- from

MAKAMAKA, Whini - Private 811755
- from

MAKAORE, James - Private 39594
- from

MAKI, Perenara - Private 65350
- from

MAKIHA, Hami - Lance Corporal 65450
- from

MAKIRI, Haupuru - Private 25928
- from

MAKOERE, David - Private 801814
- from

MAKOERE, Wi Kaipuke - Private 68269
- from

MAKOERE, Moses - Private 39681
- from

MALONEY, Horace Thomas - Lieutenant 4108
- from

MANAENA, Hohepa - Private 39569
- from

MANAHI, Tuhawaiki - Second Lieutenant 6096
- from

MANAHI, Haane Te Rauawa - Sergeant 39099
- from

MANAWAROA, Tuhimareikura - Private 62567
- from

MANAWATU, Robert Hardern - Private 637961
- from

MANAWATU, Pani - Lance Corporal 6113
- from

MANE, Whiti - Sergeant 6083
- from

MANE, Henry - Private 62855
- from

MANGARE, Hone Rautahi - Private 39015
- from

MANGU, Reginald - Private 39778
- from

MANIHERA, Haki Ngakete - Private 39386
- from

MANIHERA, Hector - Private 62601
- from

MANINUI, Grant - Corporal 25933
- from

MANO, Hii - Private 39375
- from

MAMSFIELD, Rewai - Private 808535
- from

MANUEL, Johnny - Private 62648
- from

MANUEL, Te Taotu - Private 804689
- from

MANUEL, Tiemi - Private 817625
- from

MANUEL, Edward - Private 820976
- from

MANUERA, Whioparae - Private 39779
- from

MANUERA, Koro - Private 802045
- from

MANIKONGA, Taki - Private 4154 mor
- from

MANUKONGA, Jimmy - Private 39753
- from

MAPI, William - Private 802509
- from

MARAKI, Wiremu - Private 815309
- from

MARAKI, Tutu - Private 817755
- from

MARAKI, James Lemuel - Private 817626
- from

MARAKI, Ngahiwi - Private 62602
- from

MARAKI, Watene - Private 802046
- from

MARAKU, James - Private 816564
- from

MARE, Piripi - Private 25934
- from

MARINO, James - Sergeant 68395
- from

MARINO, Joseph - Private 802047
- from

MARIU, Jerry - Private 62957
- from

MARIU, Kereti Pau - Captain 25935
- from

MARSDEN, Maori - Private 810655
- from

MARSDEN, George Tuoro - Lieutenant 62744
- from

MARSDEN, Huraa - Private 39697
- from

MARSDEN, Herbert - Sergeant 25936
- from

MARSDEN, Toko - Private 62796
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MARSH, Tufea - Private 65232
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MARSH, Samuel Noble - Private 62752
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MARSH, Charles - Private 65553
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MARSH, John Edward - Private 39095
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MARSH, Robin Wairama - Corporal 801415
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MARSON, Francis Thomas - Private 617430
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MARTIN, George - Private 7783
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MARTIN, Jackson Corporal 5441
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MARTIN, James - Private 802049
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MARTIN, Rangi - Private 801316
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MARTIN, Harry Redfearn - Second Lieutenant 31635
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MARTIN, Oki - Private 67567
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MARTIN, Moses - Private 802052
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MARTIN, Stanley Rangi - Private 39525
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MARTIN, Peter - Sergeant 39377
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MARTIN, Dick - Private 811619
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MARTIN, George - Private 802945
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MARTIN, Rangi - Private 62551
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MARU, Thomas - Private 39735
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MARU, Rapata - Private 65299
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MARU, Tawa - Private 817627
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MASON, Richard Teri Kaipara - Private 39102
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MASON, Teipu - Temporary Corporal 68045
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MASON, Mack Ernest - Private 636002
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MASON, Henry - Private 802430
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MASON, Andrew- Sergeant 66024
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MATA, Riki - Private 65231
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MAAHAERA, Petera - Private 802540
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MATAHIKI, Tapara Akuhata - Private 25939
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MATAHIKI, Eraihia - Lance Corporal 39172
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MATAIRA, Mathew Rangi Private 817695
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MATAIRA, Joseph Whakekura - Sergeant 802053
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MATAIRA, Michael - Private 817545
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MATCHITT, Robert Hubert - Temporary Sergeant 802563
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MATE, George Joseph - Private 802054
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MATE, Nepia - Private 811496
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MATEHAERA, James - Second Lieutenant 4198
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MATEHAERA, Wi Teri - Lance Corporal 817546
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MATEHE, Harry - Private 62641
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MATEHE, Waratana - Private 817629
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MATENE, Hikoi - Private 39390
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MATENE, Horima Warana - Private 39505
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MATENGA, Jerry - Private 65300
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MATENGA, Peter - Private 817630
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MATENGA, Tawake - Warrant Officer Class 2 1241
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MATENGA, Wananga - Private 62574
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MATHER, James Leo - Private 645336
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MATHEWS, Martin - Private 39379
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MATI, James - Private 64246
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MATIA, Joseph - Private 812602
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MATIU, Hori - Private 802432
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MATOE, Ripine Wirene - Sergeant 65386
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MATTHEW, Joseph - Private 62756
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MATTHEWS, Re Te Tai - Private 39717
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MATTHEWS, Richard - Private 25940
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MATTHEWS, Henry - Private 39803
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MATTHEWS, Walter - Private 802510
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MATTHEWS, David - Private 65233
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MATTHEWS, Richard - Private 65234
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MATTHEWS, Philemon - Private 811779
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MATTHEWS, Kingi - Private 815264
- from Greytown, Wairarapa
Kingi died 9 Nov 2014 aged 88 & buried Black Bridge urupa, Greytown

MATTHEWS, Governor - Corporal 7233
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MATTHEWS, Gerald - Private 67541
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MATTHEWS, Turei - Private 801419
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MATTHEWS, George - Private 802317
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MAU, Honi Pine - Private 39670
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MAUHANA, Keni - Private 67435
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MAUHENI, Turanga - Private 39604
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MAUHENI, Etera Tumanako - Private 25941
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MAUHENI, Potene Private 25942
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28th MAORI BATTALION - Maui to Mutu

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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Maui, Honey - Private 802433
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NOK:

Maui Tupaea Private 65473
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Maui William Private 802434
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Maukau Hemi Private 817631
- from

Maukau Te Ua Private 39137
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Maunsell Solomon Private 25944
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Maunsell-Paea Johnson - Company Quartermaster Sergeant 25943
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Maurice Edward Private 65099
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Maurirere Erana Te-okore Private 802057
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Maurirere Paora Tutu Lance Corporal 39618
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Maurirere Wiremu Mahu Private 65301
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Maurirere James Private 811394
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Maxwell Rutene Private 811685
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Maxwell Rapoto Wharehaua Private 39121
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Maxwell Ngahu Private 65494
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Maxwell David Private 62552
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Maxwell Wiramate Private 67568
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Maxwell Wiremu Sergeant 6173
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May Johnny Private 62757
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McCabe John Newton Private 80495
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McCalman Chanel James Lance Corporal 463443
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McCarrol Paul Private 39385
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McCaskill Arch Private 39718
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McCaskill David Private 62675
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McCauley Peeti Private 802602
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McCausland Edward Herbert Private 39093
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McClutchie David Sergeant 415548
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McClutchie Koihu Private 805751
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McClutchie Huna Private 65291
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McClutchie David Corporal 65517
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McClutchie Bill Private 802978
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McClutchie Piniha Ben Maru Private 65290
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McClutchie Keepa Lance Corporal 65292
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McClutchie James Private 26542
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McDonald Manuel Private 1249
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McDonald George Lieutenant 25920
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McDonald Henry Mellor Second Lieutenant 4670
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McDonald Rangi Paewai Private 62596
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McDonald John Private 802661
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McGee Billy Private 801427
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McGinn Norman Leslie Temporary Sergeant 24677
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McGregor Andrew Tartai Private 65235
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McGregor Moetu Private 25921
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McGregor Daniel Andrew Private 62597
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McIlroy Hirini Temporary Corporal 39212
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McIlroy John Frederick Private 65293
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McKay Pera Temporary Corporal 811398
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McKay Wattie Horton Lieutenant 5628
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McKirdy Charles Lieutenant 5544
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McLean Parekura Private 25922
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McLean Robert Private 810616
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McLean Taua Private 802087
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McLean Peter Private 65294
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McLean Robert Private 801643
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McLean Ben Private 39388
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McLeod Donald Ponake Private 235051
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McManus Richard Stephen Lance Corporal 62742
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McMillan Nga Trooper 811694
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McPherson Turi Albert Private 64140
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McPherson James Private 65449
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McRae William Sutherland Laurence Sergeant 19907
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McRae Alfred Edward Corporal 4500
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McRae Martin Te Takahi Lance Corporal 39098
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McRoberts Hiroki Private 802603
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Mea Tom Private 802058
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Meanata Vailima Private 26147
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Meha Te Whiwhi Private 802059
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Mehana Tame Rupene Private 39374
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Meihana Rewi Private 802436
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Meihana Pera Private 811566
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Meihana Hemi Private 67377
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Meihana Arthur Private 811728
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Mendes Joseph Private 62743
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Mendes Samuel Private 39382
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Mendes Michael Private 24175
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Menehira Henry Lance Corporal 65236
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Merito Te Kuaha Private 39106
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Merito Rawiri Private 811497
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Merito Peete Eru Temporary Corporal 802437
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Meroiti John Private 802438
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Merriman Le Roy Lance Corporal 25945
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Merriman Waimanuka Private 39103
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Messent Peter Private 65193
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Meta Wally Private 39719
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Mete Waru Private 816150
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Mete Hohepa Private 65453
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Metekingi Paetahi Lance Corporal 817548
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Midwood Arthur Private 39097
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Mihaere Koro Private 67569
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Mihaka William Private 801420
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Mihaka Teiwa P.H. Private 811738
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Mihinui Martin Private 811759
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Mikaere Pere Private 67542
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Mikaere Jack Private 25946
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Mill William Bremner Private 802063
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Miller Trevor Sergeant 458859
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Miller George Private 62890
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Milner Richard David Baker Corporal 62856
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Milner Joseph Private 39191
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Milner Wallace Private 65302
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Milner James Hugh Private 817632
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Milner Te Maera Private 39780
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Minarapa Te Kira Private 39108
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Minarapa Rakau Private 39109
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Minarapa Mikaere Private 39110
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Mio Wetini Private 802608
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Mio Josiah Owen Trooper 817903
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Miru William Private 801715
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Mita Charles Private 62604
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Mita Whitiora Private 25802
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Mita Thomas Private 802440
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Mitai Joseph Benjamin Private 67676
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Mitai Harry Lance Corporal 67570
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Mitai William Ishmael Corporal 65157
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Mitai Reginald Private 25947
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Mitchell Te Karawira Private 819432
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Mitchell Charlie Tai Private 62623
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Mitchell Gerald Corporal 630564
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Mitchell Joseph Te Whaiatua Private 802066
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Mitchell Hamahona Mervyn Major 34876
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Mitchell Don Second Lieutenant 39614
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Mitchell Henry Private 802565
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Mitchell Whitu Temporary Sergeant 68420
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Mitchell Karauria Private 802609
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Mitchell Ariariterangi Second Lieutenant 4169
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Mitchell Jules Mackenzie Lance Corporal 4214
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Moa Koroneihana Private 65351
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Moana William Davis Private 817551
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Moananui Wira Private 65237
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Moeke Samuel Private 65303
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Moeke Mutu Private 25948
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Moeke Charles Private 65304
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Moeke Sam Private 39105
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Moeke John Temporary Corporal 819433
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Moffat Allan Vincent Temporary Sergeant 458861
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Mohi James Private 802069
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Mohi Kare Kare Private 802070
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Mohi Heremia Private 39671
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Mohi Alfred Private 65177
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Mohi Albert Private 811760
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Mohi Charles Tohara Lance Corporal 65518
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Mohi Hoani Rawhara Private 65169
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Mohi Whareupoko Second Lieutenant 6092
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Mokai Stephen Private 67606
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Moke Robert Private 65207
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Mokena Keepa Private 802072
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Mokomoko Fred Private 802611
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Mokomoko Popo Private 802071
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Mokomoko Wiki Private 67571
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Moore Wilson Private 65238
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Moore Thomas Private 811108
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Moore Clarence Stewart Private 288269
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Moore Sonny Private 67671
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Morehu Fred Private 818229
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Morehu Jack Private 39686
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Morete Albert Private 62673
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Morete Eruera Kingi Private 39186
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Morgan Walter John Private 65437
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Morgan William Sergeant 65387
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Morgan Benjamin Te Rauokewa Private 62937
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Morgan William Private 817756
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Morgan Jack Private 810598
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Morgan Harry Private 800870
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Morgan Edward Lieutenant 5390
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Moriri Tutauanui Trooper 802610
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Morrell James Halvard Private 635732
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Morris Charles Rawiri Pere Sergeant 802972
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Morris Athol Russell Private 616939
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Morris Jim Private 65305
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Morrison James Private 802077
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Morrison Alexander Nara Private 65194
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Morrison Allan Moses Private 67158
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Morrison James Alexander Gray Private 450888
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Morunga Perry Fred Temporary Corporal 801863
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Morunga Jack Private 801641
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Morunga Tamihana Private 802078
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Moses Paul Lance Corporal 801816
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Mouranga Wi Private 39204
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Muir Archibald John Charles Private 446355
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Mulligan Albert Peter Corporal 39781
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Mulligan Allies Anzac Private 39170
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Mulligan William Joseph Temporary Corporal 67438
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Mumu Tane Private 802079
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Munday William Private 812449
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Munn Leonard Temporary Lance Corporal 634093
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Munn Larry Digger Private 25950
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Munn George Corporal 39381
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Munro Jack Private 67439
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Munro Marsh Private 39387
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Munro Tuku Private 802081
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Munro Himepiri Wiremu Makare Private 811657
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Munro Pango Stirling Captain 65208
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Munroe Jim Private 801595
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Murphy Percy Marunui Private 802443
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Murphy Jack Private 39682
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Murphy Aporo Hohepa Temporary Sergeant 25951
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Murphy James Joseph Lance Corporal 802082
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Murphy Martin Lance Corporal 4057
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Murray William Private 65542
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Murray Miti Private 65505
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Murray Chris Davis Private 811047
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Murray Richard Private 62380
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Murray Darcy Private 39648
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Murray Edward Thomas Private 802445
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Muru Mathew Muru Private 65538
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Mutu Paurini Private 65454
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