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Full Name
Waru Adamson
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Waru
Surname
Adamson
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
801873
Gender
Male
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Embarkation Date
21 July 1943
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel
Nieuw Amsterdam
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 12
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 3
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
20 July 1945
Age at Death
35
Year of Death
1945
Cause of Death
Died on active service
Cemetery Name
Udine War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
IV. F. 5.
Biographical Notes
Son of Te Rohana and Kuini Te Whetu, of Karioi, Wellington, New Zealand; nephew of Mrs. W. R. Pohe, of Taihape.
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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