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Full Name
Hori Harawira
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Hori
Surname
Harawira
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62725
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs E. Harawira (mother), Te Kao, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Te Kao, New Zealand
Military District
Kaitaia
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 146
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
5 July 1942
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1942
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
Coll. grave VIII. J. 1-3.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Hori Harawera was the son of Ereatara and Maraea Harawira, of Tekao, Auckland, 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.
  • 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
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.

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