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

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
CAIRNS
* Fred John 65487 : 28th

CALLAGHAN
* James 62660 : 28th
* John 801908 : 28th
* John Tikirau 19617 :
* Te Moana 801909 : 28th
* William (aka Harawira) 815308 : 28th

CAMERON
* John 25825 : 28th
* John Donale 9/908 : 4th
* Rewai 16/1005 : 2nd

CAMPBELL
* Eruera Kape 801910 : 28th
* George Paihea 67405 : 28th
* Hikurangi 65273 : 28th
* Kenny 60469 : 25th
* John Sidney/Sydney 65274 : 28th
* Joseph Hemota 39223 : 28th
* Pani (aka Tom) 67405 : 28th
* Rutene 39766 : 28th
* Stuart Alexander 446853 : 28th
* Tahaa 811317 : 28th
* Thomas Robert 16/566 : 2nd

CARKEEK
* Manukiao 804674 : 28th
* Rikihana 16/256 : 1st

CARLSON
* William 801911 : 28th

CARR
* Dick 801912 : 28th
* Joseph 46089 : 28th

CARRINGTON
* Cooper 817460 : 28th

CARROLL
* Alfred Nelson 39590 : 28th
* Alfred Taihoa 817531 : 28th
* Joseph Francis 39558 : 28th
* John Henry 817587 : 28th
* Kingi George Gallipoli 817532 : 28th
* Richard John 62576 : 28th
* Thomas 19842 : 20th
* Tuahae 16/572 : 1st
* Turi 42863 : 20th
* Whare 16/1372 : 5th

CARSON
* Henry 25826 : 28th

CASH
* Henry 16/436 : 1st
* Moses 813382 : 28th

CASSIDY
* David 19897 : 20th
* Henry 62709 : 28th
* Perry 19433 : 13th
* Tom 62708 : 28th
* William Diamond 62848 : 28th

CASTLETON
* Robert Scott 275359 : 28th

CHADWICK
* John Te Kuru 817533 : 28th

CHALCRAFT
* Leslie William 802299 : 28th

CHAMBERS
* Charles 39767 : 28th

CHAPMAN
* Wira 19433 : 12th

CHASE
* Rangi 62577 : 28th

CHESTERMAN
* Earle Richard 11805 : 28th

CHRISTIAN
* William 65433 : 28th

CHRISTIE
* Hapi 16/567 : 1st
... aka Ha-pi. Born 10 Oct 1891 at Wairoa. Enlisted 9 Jan 1915 at Avondale. NOK William Christie (father) at Te Karaka. Died of sickness 17 Feb 1916 aged 24 at Weymouth. Buried Melcombe Regis Cemetery. Memorial at St Mary's, Tikitiki
* Tuke 16/567A : 2nd
... Note serial numbers. Tuke was also from Wairoa. Enlisted 18 Sep 1915. NOK Niwha Christie

CHRISTY
* Benjamin Goodard 68371 : 28th

CHURCH
* Charles 816356 : 28th

CLARK
* Clark 19423 : 12th
... Clark was killed in action in Ypres aged 21
* Ernest 19463 : 12th
* Henry Pou 16/569 : 2nd
* Henry William 16/568 : 2nd
* John George 19412 : 12th
* Roy 255827 : 28th
* Richard 62869 : 28th
* Taha 16/970 : 3rd
* Teone 815257 : 28th
* Thomas 67667 : 28th
* Tohu Adam 16/1318 : 3rd
* William 801563 : 28th
* William Matthew 25828 : 28th

CLARKE
* Edward 39501 : 28th
* Herbert 39302 : 28th
* Robert 19748 : 19th
* Murdock Spencer 3226 : 28th
* Peter Tuatahi 62710 : 28th
* Samuel 811774 : 28th

CLAY
* Martin Hood Archer 5769 : 28th

CLENDON
* Henry Pou 16/569 : 2nd

CLIMIE
* Putu 16/257 : 31st

CLUNE
* James 16/570 : 2nd

COATES
* Miki Arama Karaka 65468 : 28th

COCKERY
* James 'Jimmy' 62578 : 28th

COE
* Henry Caple 19408 : 12th

COFFEY
* James 60512 : 25th
* Peter 60814 : 31st

COFFIN
* James 60512 : 25th

COLE
* Herbert Francis 811035 : 28th

COLEMAN
* Dick 811094 : 28th
* John Thomas 67598 : 28th
* Nai 801913 : 28th
* Simon 25829 : 28th

COLLIER
* James Patrick 25830 : 28th

CONNOR
* Lance William 67498 : 28th

CONRAD
* Paki 20787 : 9th

CONROY
* Francis Patrick 65219 : 28th
* William James 802777 : 28th

COOK
* Alfonso Robert 801309 : 28th
* Alfred John 19663 : 18th
* Burnett Neville 39304 : 28th
* Edmund 65683 : 28th
* George 39036 : 28th
* George Gray 16/1299 : 3rd
* Harry 16/1279 : 3rd
* Hohipuha Kareanui 67480 : 28th
* Rai 60471 : 25th
* Richard 20671 : 7th
* Samuel Leichfield 16/572 : 2nd
* William 20671 : 22nd

COOPER
* Ashley Kiwara 16/1451 : 4th
* Eru Turakitai 19565 : 22nd
* George Begg 9/1412 : 7th
* Johnny 16/573, 16 573A : 2nd
* Stanley 2814 : 28th
* Walter James 6099 : 28th
* William Henry 47860 : 18th
* William Hohepa 65337 : 28th
* William Saunderson 10/1450 : 3rd

COOTES
* David 16/258 : 1st
* Taipuna Skipwith 19564 : 14th
... died of disease in Weymouth aged 21. Buried Melcombe Regis Cemetery, Weymouth

COPE
* Henare 39300 : 28th
* Mathew Iti 62712 : 28th

CORBETT
* Wha 813277 : 28th

CORCORAN
* John 39740 : 28th

COTTON
* Joe Bird 37771 : 16th
* Simon 16/1296 : 3rd
* William 20688 : 8th

COULL
* John 22541 : 11th (Rarotongans)

COULSTON
* Reuben Edward 'Ted' 68373 : 28th

COUPAR
* Simon James Stewart 16/260 : 1st

COURTNEY
* Walter Mark 39707 : 28th

COWELL
* Robert 62849 : 28th
* William 62850 : 28th
... William was killed in action in the Western Desert, 5 July 1942 aged 23

CRAPP
* Lawson Tunoa 6755 : 28th

CRAWFORD
* Henry 16/947 : 6th
* Jury 'Digger' 801915 : 28th
* Karu 'Fred' 39208 : 28th
* Ngaope Hoia Terau Rirwa 811038 : 28th
... aka Nga Ope
* Tui 65275 : 28th

CRAWSHAW
* Samuel 9/1274 : 6th

CREEKE
* George 19547 : 14th

CREWTHER
* Edward James 65138 : 28th

CRIBB
* Kiwi 62561 : 28th

CROSS
* Napier Charles 16/1282 : 3rd
* Norman 16/1407 : 4th
* Thomas Gladstone 804718 : 28th
* Thomas Henry Louis 16/883 : 2nd
* William Charles Francis 'Bill' 445422 : 28th
NOTE Thomas Gladstone Cross (1921-1985) & William Charles Francis Cross (1923-2000) were brothers. Sons of Thomas Henry Louis 'Jombo' Cross (1894-1961) & Ann Gutsell (1895-1960) of Invercargill.

CROWN
* Toi 39708 : 28th

CULLEN
* Ralph 801916 : 28th

CUMMINS
* Davis 19731 : 19th

CUNNINGHAM
* John 65276 : 28th
* Joseph 817725 : 28th
* Koro 817736 : 28th

CURRAN
* Frank Kitchener 39699 : 28th
... Born as Francis Curran to William Michael Curran (1880-1947) & Mary Ann Ryan. Served as Frank Curran. He was a Corporal in the cookery wing. Died in Wellington 19 June 1953 as Francis, aged 37. Family has his name as Frank Kitchener Curran.

CURRY
* John 39732 : 28th

CURTIS
* James Hurinuku 39709 : 28th
* Joseph 19459 : 15th
* Tame Pikikotutu 16/149 : 1st

PHOTO
Major Earle Richard Chesterman

Born in Masterton to Hedley James Chesterman & Ada Vessey.
Killed in Action 5 July 1942, aged 27, in Western Desert.
Buried El Alamein.
Mentioned in Despatches.

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