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Full Name
Hemi Hemara Aupouri
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Hemi Hemara
Surname
Aupouri
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
39041
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs R. Aupouri, (mother), Reporoa, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Reporoa, New Zealand
Military District
Rotorua
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 11
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
3 August 1942
Age at Death
30
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
I, D. 9.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Hemi Aupouri was the son of Katene and Raiha Aupouri.
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940)
  • CommonwealthWar Graves Commission URL http://www.cwgc.org
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman.

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