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Full Name
Wi Tekouha Hau
Rank Last Held
Sergeant
Forename(s)
Wi Tekouha
Surname
Hau
Also Known As
Wi Te Kowha
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
39528
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Lance Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mr Hau (father), Russell, Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Embarkation Date
1941
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 81
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
2 November 1942
Age at Death
27
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
I. H. 21.
Memorial Name
Roll of Honour, Christ's Church (Anglican), WW2, Russell, Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
Wi Hau was the son of Pahi and Pipi Hau, of Rawhiti
Description of Image
  • Roll of Honour, WW2, Christ's Church (Anglican), Russell, (photo J. Halpin November 2010)
  • Altar, Christ's Church (Anglican), Russell, (photo J. Halpin November 2010)
  • Christ's Church (Anglican), Russell, (photo J. Halpin November 2010)
Additional Information
Name appears as Wi Tekouha in Nominal Rolls, as Wi Te Kowha in Commonwealth War Graves data.
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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