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Full Name
Pera Haronga
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Pera
Surname
Haronga
Also Known As
Dooley
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
802407
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Haronga (mother), Ohinemutu, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Ohinemutu, New Zealand
Military District
Rotorua
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 12th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 14
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 40
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
8 January 1945
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1945
Cemetery Name
Faenza War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
I. A. 6.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Additional Information
Aka Dooley, as recorded in Soutar (2008)
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • 28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945
  • 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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