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70 years ago this month

To ready for the approaching Winter Campaign the Battalion completed a 100-mile march from Maadi to Alexandria in six days. They also suffered casualties during night manoeuvres.  Read the war diary for August 1943 here

Battalion Roll

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Note this roll does not contain the names of those who were in other units but worked closely with the 28th Māori Battalion or those who served in the 15th Reinforcements or Jayforce. See a list of these people here. The names and other details given in this roll are those recorded on enlistment. Many 28th Battalion soldiers used alternative names or were known by both Māori and English versions of their names; these are recorded where known. Rank information is often first known rank. Please let us know if a soldier was known by an alternative name or was promoted to a higher rank by the end of the war.
Surnamesort iconForename(s)RankSerial No
BabbingtonTainaPrivate815278more details
BabbingtonTuhakaPrivate445856more details
BabbingtonDavePrivate65269more details
BabbingtonWiremu KingiPrivate817457more details
BaileyMatiu PatapuPrivate39538more details
BakerMatengaTemporary Sergeant817685more details
BakerFrederickLieutenant Colonel34879more details
BakerJohn LionelCorporal65489more details
BakerJohn SonnyLieutenant64195more details
BakerHubert GeorgeCorporal25811more details
BalzerClarence JunaSecond Lieutenant65181more details
BalzerAubreyLieutenant275754more details
BalzerOswald KennethPrivate445107more details
BarbarichJamesPrivate25812more details
BarlowTiriPrivate810247more details
BarneyGeorge Allan LanceCorporal62575more details
BarrettHenry KokoroPrivate25813more details
BarrettCharles Donald RichardPrivate456511more details
BarrettJohn Piuraki TikaoSecond Lieutenant25814more details
BartlettRobertPrivate39203more details
BartlettMichaelPrivate68368more details
BartlettThomasPrivate817528more details
BartonWilliamPrivate810712more details
BeasleyDanielLance Corporal39299more details
BeattieWharePrivate39046more details
BeattieBrownPrivate62933more details
BeattieMoanaPrivate62645more details
BeazleySelwynPrivate802755more details
BeazleyBobCorporal68212more details
BellJohn PaniPrivate39003more details
BellBenjamin RanieraPrivate39747more details
BellLawrence JohnCaptain30969more details
BellRichard NikoraPrivate67511more details
BellCharles RangiririCorporal22066more details
BennetCharles Basil38188more details
BennettCharles Moihi Te ArawakaLieutenant Colonel6121more details
BennettFrederick TiwhaSecond Lieutenant6122more details
BennettGeorge RanginohooraSecond Lieutenant6123more details
BennettAlbert Te AuhekeLieutenant65444more details
BennettsRobert PatrickPrivate819445more details
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