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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
JackDanielPrivate801312more details
JacksonEverard StanleyLieutenant65534more details
JacksonSydney FreybergMajor25892more details
JacobsBunnyPrivate39078more details
JamesStanleyPrivate39695more details
JamesPeterPrivate801992more details
JenkinsJoe HutaPrivate25894more details
JensenJohn SydneyPrivate67424more details
JobBenjaminLance Corporal65502more details
JobHugh NgawakaLieutenant611200more details
JoeDenisPrivate817539more details
JohnnyHenry PangoPrivate810685more details
JohnsonWilliamPrivate25895more details
JohnsonRangi HeketaPrivate817737more details
JohnsonJackPrivate62733more details
JohnsonRamihaPrivate67425more details
JohnsonWilliePrivate62886more details
JohnsonJames SamuelLance Corporal62670more details
JohnsonPakiPrivate65491more details
JohnsonThomas TinuiPrivate814501more details
JohnstonHerbertPrivate65428more details
JohnstonWilliamPrivate65388more details
JonesBenPrivate817618more details
JonesPare KeihaPrivate801993more details
JonesMotuPrivate39215more details
JonesNepiaPrivate65284more details
JonesParatenePrivate39592more details
JonesFrancisPrivate25896more details
JonesMackyPrivate25897more details
JonesRawiri TamanuiPrivate39189more details
JonesWilkie Te HurinuiPrivate808564more details
JonesPakira HamiSergeant6089more details
JonesEdward BrowniePrivate817617more details
JonesDanPrivate817690more details
JonesWalter EdwardSecond Lieutenant48440more details
JosephIhaiaPrivate39357more details
JudahHenryPrivate25898more details
JuryDhuPrivate801994more details
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