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Full Name
Joseph Hepi
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Joseph
Surname
Hepi
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
67414
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Forestry worker
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Hepi (mother), Tewharetoa Street, Taupo, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
State Forestry, Ope, Napier, New Zealand
Military District
Hastings
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 11
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 59
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
16 December 1943
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1943
Cemetery Name
Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
XVI. D. 9.
Biographical Notes
Joseph Hepi was the son of Rangiwawahia and Maria Hepi, of Taupo, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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