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Full Name
Mick Haenga
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Mick
Surname
Haenga
Also Known As
Miki
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
801948
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Shepherd
Next of Kin
Mrs R. Haenga (mother), Waipiro Bay, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Puketiti Station, Huia Springs, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Gisborne
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 9th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 11
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 53
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
24 December 1943
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1943
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
IX. D. 35.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Mick Haenga was the son of Wiremu and Terina Teoti Haenga, of Whareponga, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories. Panels beginning with names: Hadley, Hansen, Harwood.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories, World War 2. Looking West. (taken in April 1999).
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories, World War 2. (taken in April 1999).
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 1
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 2
Additional Information
Also known as Miki, as recorded in Soutar (2008)
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943)
  • Commonwealth War 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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