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Māori & Pacific Island soldiers WW I & II .. E

Journal by ngairedith

This is a summarised list of the names and serial numbers of the Māori and Pacific Islanders who served in the Contingents and Reinforcements of NZ in WWI & WWII. It includes the 28th Battalion, the 15th Reinforcements and the Jay Force.

The names & details are those recorded on enlistment. Many Māori Contingent & 28th Battalion soldiers, used alternative names or were known by both Māori and English versions of their names, therefore check the list: NZ soldiers who served AKA WWI

* Go to links for more info on each soldier
* 28th Battalion
* World War I
* World War II
* Online Cenotaph

NOTE
All names are under construction
They will be added as completed

A .. B .. C .. D .. E .. F
G .. H .. I .. J .. K .. L
M .. N .. O .. P .. Q .. R
S .. T .. U & V .. W .. Y
Name ~ Serial Number ~ Unit
EDMONDS
* Benie 38513 : Pioneer
* David 26129 : 28th
* Hemi 19941 : 21st
* Henry 19707 : 18th
* Hira 65341 : 28th
* James Ngaro 67513 : 28th
* Kereama 817462 : 28th
* Wiremu 812594 : 28th

EDWARD
* Walter 60475 : 25th

EDWARDS
* Ben 811961 : Jay Force
... from Horo Horo, Tirau
* Boydie 810772 : 15th, Jay Force
* Charles 16/438 : 1st
* Dets 801922 : 28th
* Edward John 16/319 : 1st
* Felix Joseph 5783 : 28th
* Gilbert 802581 : 28th
* Henry 20617 : 4th
* Henry 16/1255 : 3rd
* Heta 62579 : 28th
* James Hutana 25842 : 28th
* Joseph Harold 811944 : Jay Force
* Kura 39612 : 28th
* Mathew 19846 : 20th
* Mick 19844 : 20th
* Patira 25844 : 28th
* Peter 445743 : 28th
* Raymond 19620 : 15th
... (1898-1955) aka Readmun Edwards & Eruera Reimana. NOK wife Hautai Reimana at Mourea, Okere Falls, Rotorua
* Richard 39650 : 28th
* Sid 19845 : 21st
* Taylor 16/1277 : 3rd
* Thomas 39693 : 28th
* Thomas 811426 : 28th
* Toko 812405 : 28th
* Wi Nira 67407 : 28th
* William 811519 : 28th
* William Josef 805193 : 28th
* Willie 20640 : 7th
... 1 of 43 members of the Maori Pioneer Battalion who served with the NZ Tunnelling Company and assisted late 1916/early 1917 with the preparations of the caverns for the Battle of Arras

EHAU
* Claude 67408 : 28th
... son of Eparainoca & Hine Ehau of Bartlett's Camp, via Gisborne. Killed in Action 2 Nov 1942 Western Desert, aged 23
* James 65182 : 28th
... son of Kepa & Ngahirapu Ehau of Rotorua. Killed in Action 2 Nov 1942 Western Desert, aged 23
* Kepa Hamuera Anaha 16/872 : 2nd
* Tangi Haere 39174 : 28th

ELERS
* Charles 19901 : 20th
* Rangi 16/206 : 1st

ELKINGTON
* Herbert Lance 62804 : 28th
... (1919-1943) NOK sister, Miss H. O. Hippolite, Madsen, French Pass, NZ. Killed in Action 8 May 1943 in Tunusia aged 24. Possible nephew of John next
* John Arthur 62803 : 28th
... (1900-1942) 1 of 12 children of John 'Arthur' Ratapu Elkington (1866-1950) & Wetekia nee Ruruka (1879-1957). Enlisted from Madsen, French Pass, NZ. Killed in Action 2 Nov 1942, Western Desert

ELLIS
* Richard 800856 : 28th

ELLISON
* George 62745 : 28th
* John Rangi 62746 : 28th
* Piri 16/265 : 1st
* Record William 62747 : 28th
* Te Whetu Rereao 805194 : 28th
* Thomas Mutu 25845 : 28th
* Thomas Rangiwahia 822312 : 28th
* Vincent George Tehau 25846 : 28th

ELONE
? 16/1032 : 3rd Maori (Rarotongans B)
... Born 1895 Hakupu, Niue. Died 2 March 1968 aged 76. Memorial at Alofi National Memorial Niue, & Hakupu War Memorial, Miue

EMERY
* Edward Erihe 801789 : 28th
* James Samuel 811753 : 28th
* John 811869 : Jay Force
* Peter 16/439 : 1st
* Tawio 805194 : 28th
* Thomas 16/433 : 1st
* William 16/1254 : 1st

EMIA
* Joseph Maxwell 804543 : 28th
* William WWI 16/1254 : 3rd
... served in WWII as 816137

ENNIS
* William Oliver 16/582 : 1st

ENOKA
* Harry 19956 : 21st
* Mita 20731 : 8th

EPARAIMA
* Pua 39210 : 28th
* Rangawhenua 62882 : 28th

EPIHA
* Daniel 16/1509 : 5th
* Jack 39315 :
* Paihana 68216 : 28th
* Tame 20682 :

EPU
* Edward 65183 : 28th

EREATARA
* Kouru 19573 : 14th
* Tamaho 20059 : 23rd
* Wakamoe : Jay Force
* Whetu 39048 : 28th

EREPETA
* Jack 39050 : 28th

ERIA
* Haeata 62580 : 28th
* Maremare 817832 : 15th Jay Force

ERIHA
* Pakira Walters 39009 : 28th

ERIHANA
* Edward Matapura 60845 : 31st

ERIMANA
* Henare 39768 : 28th
... recorded in Soutar aka Harry Edmonds
* Wi 20742 : 8th

ERSTICH
* George : Jay Force
* Walter Te Wharu 812597 : 28th

ERU
* Captain William 817609 : 28th

ERU TOE
* Fred 20632 : 7th
]... 1 of 43 members of the Maori Pioneer Battalion who served with the NZ Tunnelling Company and assisted late 1916/early 1917 with the preparations of the caverns for the Battle of Arras

ERUERA
* Pae 39313 : 28th
* Pera 39691 : 28th
* Rapata : Jay Force
* Tom 801924 : 28th
* Tu 20634 : 7th
* Whiti 16/580, 16/580A : 2nd

ERUETI
* Aperahama 16/318 : 1st
* Hori 60488 : 26th
* Wiremu 6174 : 28th
* Witute Witute 65342 : 28th

ERUINI
* Rangi 20607 : 5th

ETANA
* Rikihana 19515 : 13th
... (1897-1968). He embarked for war on the Waitemata Jan-March 1917 at the age of 19. His link has 17. He was Secretary and scribe of the Aupouri-Rarara-Ngapuhi Genealogical Committee. Secretary of the Aupouri Trust Board.

EVA
* John 16/390 : 1st
... NOK Aquilla Clapshaw, Cricket-bat Merchant, London, England

EVANS
* Charles 20849 : 10th
* Henry 801925 : 28th
* James 7/1461 : 6th

PHOTO
Rifleman 28513 Benie Edmonds

Son of Salmond & Millie Edmonds of Whitianga
Killed in Action 31 Dec 1917 in Ypres, Belgium aged 22

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