Auckland Museum Home

Cenotaph

Search Results 
Need Help? click here to read the tips on searching.   click here to search other Collection Databases.  
Displaying 1 Record  Refine Search
Printable Record
Record Detail
Full Name: George Kingi Hoerara
Rank Last Held: Corporal
Forename(s): George Kingi
Surname: Hoerara
War: Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Serial No.: 211075
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 2 January 1932
Embarkation Unit: Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1 Battalion (1RNZIR), Whiskey 1 Company
Last Unit Served: Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1 Battalion (1RNZIR), Whiskey 1 Company
Place of Death: Vietnam
Date of Death: 26 January 1968
Age at Death: 36
Year of Death: 1968
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Te Araroa Cemetery, Punaruku, Gisborne District, New Zealand
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam.
Biographical Notes:
  • Listed in Roll of Honour of The ANZAC Battalion
  • Memorial Flag - Presented to the family
  • Killed in Action - Mine explosion
Description of Image: Portrait
Sources Used:
  • Newman, K. (Ed.). 1995. The ANZAC Battalion. Swanbourne, Western Australia: John Burridge Military Antiques. (Original work published 1968)
  • Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: "The second ANZAC adventure". Papakura, Three Feathers Publishing Co.
Click on the image above for a larger view
Displaying 1 Record  Refine Search
Printable Record