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Full Name
Bill Iwihora
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Bill
Surname
Iwihora
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
39013
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Bushman
Next of Kin
Mr Peter Iwihora (father), Waerenga, Waikato, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Waerenga, Waikato, New Zealand
Military District
Huntly
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 95
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
23 November 1941
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
9.F. 10.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Bill Iwihora was the son of Peter Iwihora and Tuku Iwihora (nee Ropata) of Waerenga
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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