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Full Name
Wiremu Rahiri Hare
Rank Last Held
Sergeant
Forename(s)
Wiremu Rahiri
Surname
Hare
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
6063
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment
Engine driver New Zealand Railways
Next of Kin
Mrs C. Hare (wife), Kings Court, Ohakune Junction, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
118 Oban Rd., Wadestown, Wellington, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 79
Campaigns
Greece
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Greece
Date of Death
26 April 1941
Age at Death
38
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Memorial Name
Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference
Face 13.
Biographical Notes
Wiremu Hare was the son of Rahiri and Kiri; husband of Christina Hare, of Morningside, Auckland, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece.Museum, Anzac Day 1999, in memory of those who died in Greece.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories, World War 2. Looking West. (taken in April 1999).
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories, World War 2. (taken in April 1999).
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 1
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 2
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940)
  • CommonwealthWar Graves Commission URL http://www.cwgc.org

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