Second Lieutenant Hēnare Kōhere

New Zealand Pioneer Battalion

Working mainly in a combat support role, Kōhere and his men dug two vital communication trenches under heavy enemy shellfire.

3/4 portrait of 2nd Lieutenant Henare Mokena Kohere, Reg No 16/1018, of the 2nd Maori Contingent, New Zealand Maori Pioneer Battalion, wearing campaign medals. Died of wounds in France on 16 September 1916. 'Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-K2804

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