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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
EvansHenryPrivate801925more details
EruetiWiremuPrivate6174more details
EruetiWitute WitutePrivate65342more details
ErueraTomPrivate801924more details
ErueraPaePrivate39313more details
ErueraPeraPrivate39691more details
EruCaptain WilliamPrivate817609more details
ErstichWalter WharuPrivate812597more details
ErihaPakira WaltersPrivate39009more details
EriaHaeataPrivate62580more details
ErepetaJackPrivate39050more details
EremanaHenarePrivate39768more details
EreataraWhetuPrivate39048more details
EpuEdwardPrivate65183more details
EpihaJackPrivate39315more details
EpihaPaihanaLance Corporal68216more details
EparaimaPuaPrivate39210more details
EparaimaRangawhenuaSergeant62882more details
EmiaJoseph MaxwellPrivate804543more details
EmeryTawioTemporary Sergeant805195more details
EmeryEdward EriheTemporary Corporal801789more details
EmeryJames SamuelPrivate811753more details
EllisonThomas RangiwahiaPrivate822312more details
EllisonVincent Geo. TehauPrivate25846more details
EllisonRecord WilliamPrivate62747more details
EllisonJohn RangiPrivate62746more details
EllisonGeorgeSergeant62745more details
EllisonThomas MutuPrivate25845more details
EllisonTe Whetu RereaoPrivate805194more details
EllisRichardPrivate800856more details
ElkingtonHerbert LanceCorporal62804more details
ElkingtonJohn ArthurCorporal62803more details
EhauJamesPrivate65182more details
EhauClaudePrivate67408more details
EhauTangi HaereTemporary Corporal39174more details
EdwardsWilliamPrivate811519more details
EdwardsThomasPrivate811426more details
EdwardsTokoPrivate812405more details
EdwardsRichardPrivate39650more details
EdwardsJamesSergeant25842more details
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