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Full Name
Joe Hoterene
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Joe
Surname
Hoterene
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
39332
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
Mataiti Hoterene, Pipiwai, Whangarei County, New Zealand
Marital Status
Legally Separated
Enlistment Address
Pipiwai, Whangarei County, New Zealand
Military District
Whangarei
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 91
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
23 May 1941
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference
12. D. 16.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Joe Hoterene was the son of Rotohiko Hoterene and of Ataita Hoterene (nee Herewini), of Pipiwai, Auckland, New Zealand.
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • CommonwealthWar Graves Commission URL http://www.cwgc.org

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