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Full Name
Hone Te Kauru Green
Rank Last Held
Lieutenant
Forename(s)
Hone Te Kauru
Surname
Green
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
39582
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Second Lieutenant
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs Maria Green (wife), Tikitiki, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Tikitiki, New Zealand
Military District
Ruatoria
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 183
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
15 December 1941
Age at Death
33
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Grave Reference
6. C. 11.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Hone Te Kauru Green was the son of Reweti Totorewa and Keita Harahara Green, of Tikitiki, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Maria Green, of Tikitiki, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Headstone, Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Libya (photo B. Coutts, 2009)
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • 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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