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Full Name
Hetana Haami
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Hetana
Surname
Haami
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
25854
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Temporary Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs P. Haami (mother), Te Karaka, Gisborne, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Te Karaka, Gisborne, New Zealand
Military District
Gisborne
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 189
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
28 November 1941
Age at Death
35
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
16.H.1.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Hetana Haami was the son of Hone and Pikihoro Haami (Dee) of Te Karaka, Auckland
Description of Image
Headstone, HalfayaSollum War Cemetery, Egypt (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.
  • 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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