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Full Name
Claude Ehau
Rank Last Held
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
First Known Rank
Occupation before Enlistment
Next of Kin
Mrs E.A. Ehau (mother), Bartlett's Camp, via Gisborne, New Zealand
Marital Status
Enlistment Address
Paparatu Station, Gisborne, New Zealand
Military District
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 7th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 66
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
2 November 1942
Age at Death
Year of Death
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
I. H. 8.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Claude Ehau was the son of Eparainoca and Hine Ehau, of Bartletts
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News
Additional Information
Next of kin listed in the Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 as MRs E.A. Shaw, Gisborne
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)
  • 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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