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Full Name
Hori Hohua
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Hori
Surname
Hohua
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
801978
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farm hand
Next of Kin
Mrs N. Hohua (wife), Care of Native Department, Taneatua, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Care of Jerrans, Waimana, New Zealand
Military District
Whakatane
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Embarkation Date
21 July 1943
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel
Nieuw Amsterdam
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 12
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 90
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Cassino, Italy
Date of Death
28 June 1944
Age at Death
30
Year of Death
1944
Cemetery Name
Cassino War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
VI.K.16
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Hori Hohua was the son of Hori and Ihipera Hohua, Tuatoki.
Description of Image
Cassino War Cemetery (Photo. John Wright, 2004)
Further References
Sources Used
  • 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
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943)

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