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Full Name
Hone Hamiora Henare
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Hone Hamiora
Surname
Henare
Also Known As
Honi
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62726
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs J. Edwards (sister), Kaikohe, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Kaikohe, New Zealand
Military District
Kawakawa
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 156
Campaigns
North Africa
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Egypt
Date of Death
30 June 1942
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1942
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
1. J. 5.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Son of Hamiora Henare and Mihiterina Henare, of Kaikohe
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News
Additional Information
Name misspelt as Honi
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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