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Full Name
James Ehau
Rank Last Held
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
First Known Rank
Occupation before Enlistment
Carpenter, P.W.D.
Next of Kin
Mr K. Ehau (father), Ohinemutu, New Zealand
Marital Status
Enlistment Address
Ohinemutu, New Zealand
Military District
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 107
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
2 November 1942
Age at Death
Year of Death
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
XI. J. 12.
Memorial Name
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
  • Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2)
Biographical Notes
James Ehau was the son of Kepa and Ngahirapu Ehau, of Rotorua, and the husband of D. G. Ehau, of Ohinemutu.
Description of Image
Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2), War Memorial Park. Photo G.A. Fortune 1999
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.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:

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