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Full Name
Sidney Papa Hau
Rank Last Held
Lance Sergeant
Forename(s)
Sidney Papa
Surname
Hau
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62851
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Tile maker
Next of Kin
Mr J. Hau (father), 29 Davis Crescent, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
29 Davis Crescent, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 152
Campaigns
Italy
Military Awards
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD)
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
1 January 1945
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1945
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Forli War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
VI, A, 5.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Sidney Hau was the son of Joe and Bessie I. Hau, of Auckland, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories, World War 2. Names Hadley- Hall, Hansen - Hare, Harwood - Harworth
Additional Information
Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers.
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.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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