Date of death
Place of death
World War 2
Address on enlistment
Te Kaha, New Zealand
Next of kin
Mrs M. Tangira (wife), Te Kaha, New Zealand
His brother, Whakaruku Tangira, and a nephew, Tutu (Duncan) Tangira, also served in the Battalion. Duncan was killed the day before Haki.
His son Pipi Te Hei also served in the Battalion (Monty Soutar, Nga Tama Toa - The Price of Citizenship: C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945, David Bateman, Auckland, 2008: 336).