Topic: Kootu WEHIPEIHANA

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NOK: Mr Ruihi WEHIPEIHANA (father), Ohau, Levin


 

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Date of birth:08 February 1918
Date of death:31 May 1944
Place of birth:Kuku, Ohau, Levin
Awards:1935 - 45 Star; Africa Star; 8th Army Clasp; Italy Star; 1935 - 45 War Medal; NZ War Medal; Defence Medal
Places of relevance:, , , , and
Occupation:Labourer
Last known residence:Ohau, Levin
Cause of death:Killed in action
Place of death:Italy
Buried where:Cassino War Cemetery, Cassino, Italy. VI. A. 4.
Spouses name:Unmarried
Children:, , , , and
Fathers name:Ruihi Wehipeihana
Mothers name:Iriaka (née Te Hiwi)
Siblings:Wiki R , Kahu, Joan, Jim, and
Theatres of war:Middle East & Italy
Surname:WEHIPEIHANA
War memorial:Levin RSA Memorial; Ohau School Roll of Honour
Place enlisted:Levin
Christian names:Kootu
School:Ohau; Palm Nth Tech College
Wars:WW 11
Service number:65404
Date enlisted:23 April 1940
Final rank:Sapper
Regiment or service:6 Field Coy., New Zealand Engineers
User reference:12.304