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Full Name
John Hare
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
John
Surname
Hare
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
65186
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mr W. Hare (father), Murupara, Rotorua, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Kaingaroa, Rotorua, New Zealand
Military District
Rotorua
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 147
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
12 July 1942
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1942
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Description of Image
  • 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
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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