Okeroa Tumataroa

Ingoa whānau
Tumataroa
Ingoa tuatahi
Okeroa

World War 2

Tau Rangatū
65532
Tūnga
Private
Address on enlistment
Mohaka, Wairoa, New Zealand
Whanaunga tino tata i te wā o te kuhunga
Mrs T. Tumataroa (mother), Mohaka, Wairoa, New Zealand

Takupu (1)

TUMATAROA, Pte. Okeroa, Reg.65532, 6 Reinf, NZ Infantry, 28th (Maori) Battalion, D Coy. Son of Ben and Tirita Tumataroa of Mohaka. The only one of four brothers who did return home after departing these isles to serve God, King and country in the Great war 1939 - 1945. Died _, 02, 1985, Age 64. Moe mai i roto i te ariki. JOHN 15: 12-13 12. Ko taku ture tenei, Kia aroha koutou tetahi ki tetahi, me ahau hoki kua aroha nei ki a koutou. 13. Kahore he aroha o tetahi i rahi ake i tenei, ara kia tuku te tangata i a ia ano kia mate mo ona hoa. 12. This is my commandment, that you love one another, as I have loved you. 13. Greater love has no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends. Almighty Father, in all humility we dedicate to thy great glory, the memory of your servant, Private Okeroa Tumataroa, who willingly offered to make the supreme sacrifice; we bless thee for his courage and devotion, and we pray thee to crown with thy loving mercy the offering of his life. Grant him eternal peace and may light perpetual shine upon him, through he who died and rose again for us all, thy son Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour, Amen. E kore ratou e whakakoroua, penei i a tatou e koroua ake nei. E kore hoki ratou e ngoikore, ahakoa pehia nga whakararu o te wa. I te hekenga atu o te ra tae noa ki tona aranga mai, ka maumahara tonu tatou ki a ratou KA MAUMAHARA TONU TATOU KI A RATOU Chaans Tumataroa, (A forever greatful moko.)