World War 2
Address on enlistment
Te Kaha, New Zealand
Next of kin
Miss H. Tangira (daughter), Te Kaha, New Zealand
First name originally listed as 'Whakaruru' - 'Whakaruku' confirmed by family and Nga Tama Toa
His brother, Haki Tangira, and two nephews, Tutu Duncan Tangira and Haki's son Pipi Te Hei who served in the Battalion (Monty Soutar, Ngā Tama Toa - The Price of Citizenship: C Company 28 (Māori) Battalion 1939-1945, David Bateman, Auckland, 2008: 336).
Submitted by Waahuu on Tue, 18/08/2009 - 11:03