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Full Name
Rangi Henderson
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
Rangi
Surname
Henderson
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62583
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Lance Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mr A.W. Henderson (father), Te Araroa, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Te Araroa, New Zealand
Military District
Gisborne
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 5th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 157
Campaigns
Tunisia
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Tunisia
Date of Death
26 March 1943
Age at Death
27
Year of Death
1943
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia
Grave Reference
X. F. 10.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Rangi Henderson was the son of Arthur William and Te Paea Henderson, of Te Araroa, Auckland, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Headstone, SfaxWar Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009)
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.
  • 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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