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Full Name
Joseph Maxwell Emia
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Joseph Maxwell
Surname
Emia
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
804543
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farm hand
Next of Kin
Mrs R.R. Emia (wife), 143 Seatoun Heights Road, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
No. 1 Line, Putiki, Wanganui, New Zealand
Military District
Wanganui
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Embarkation Date
21 February 1944 or 31 March 1944
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel
Mooltan or Willem Ruys
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 13
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 37
Last Unit Served
  • New Zealand Infantry
  • 28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
10 January 1945
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1945
Cause of Death
Died on active service
Cemetery Name
Forli War Cemetery, Italy
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Headstone, Forli Cemetery (photo Gabrielle Fortune 2008)
Further References
Sources Used
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944)

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