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Full Name
Epa Hansard
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Epa
Surname
Hansard
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62717
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Carpenter
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Hansard (mother), Parua Bay, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Parua Bay, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Whangarei
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 146
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
24 July 1942
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
2. E. 17.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Epa Hansard was the son of George and Mary Hansard, of Parua Bay, Auckland, New Zealand.
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.

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