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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
SilvaRobertPrivate65362more details
SilvaWikiLance-Sergeant65363more details
SimeonRangiCorporal802194more details
SimmondsMitaiPrivate65459more details
SimonTutehiraPrivate802464more details
SimonPeterPrivate801758more details
SimonGeorgePrivate802195more details
SimpkinsHuiPrivate65201more details
SinclairDudley Ian Moffett PohioSergeant6127more details
SkinnerFrankLance Corporal65365more details
SkipperLarryPrivate633023more details
SkipperWilliamSergeant5509more details
SkipperHenryPrivate39541more details
SmilerTommyPrivate4166more details
SmithZakiePrivate806479more details
SmithRoyPrivate65202more details
SmithHingangaroaPrivate453083more details
SmithChappie Te HataPrivate816559more details
SmithFrederick JonathanPrivate815288more details
SmithWilsonPrivate66023more details
SmithPeterPrivate67400more details
SmithEdwardPrivate26031more details
SmithHeberPrivate62621more details
SmithCleo RonaldSergeant67472more details
SmithStanleyPrivate68277more details
SmithJamesPrivate630225more details
SmithJerryCorporal5482more details
SmithBarney HapiPrivate808554more details
SmithBonny NakiPrivate808555more details
SmithJosephTemporary Corporal811050more details
SmithJohnnyPrivate26032more details
SmithWilliam HikitangaarangiPrivate813519more details
SmithTommyPrivate62622more details
SmithRikiSecond Lieutenant67473more details
SmytheGrahamLance Corporal801850more details
SneeLeonard LeforePrivate631510more details
SneeMatenga PekapekaPrivate631511more details
SnooksJohnPrivate80198more details
SnowdenSonnyPrivate810544more details
SolomanJohnPrivate39138more details
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