Whiu Te Purei

Ingoa whānau
Te Purei
Ingoa tuatahi
Whiu
Date of death
4-Jun-44
Place of death
Italy

World War 2

Tau Rangatū
67551
Tūnga
Sergeant
Address on enlistment
Otaramarae, Rotorua, New Zealand
Whanaunga tino tata i te wā o te kuhunga
Mrs M. Leach (sister), Whangara, New Zealand
Ngā tuhinga

Note from Battalion diary 5 June 1944: " Party leaves Battalion HQ to attend funeral at MDS at MR 68755 of Sgt Tupara and Te Purei who died accidentally." - Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
28 (Maori) Battalion war diary, R23517749, ADQZ 18886 WAII1 1666 DA 68/1/53-54  

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