Te Hokinga Mai (repatriation)

TE HOKINGA MAI (Repatriation)
Sgt. George Dedum Nepia
Died 18th Nov 1954 in Malaya – Age 24
He will be returning home to Rangitukia

22nd August
11am – St. Mary’s Church, Tikitiki
12pm – Pohiri, Hinepare Marae, Rangitukia
23rd August
11am – Service & Burial

The below link – just gives you a bit of background on the Repatriation Project

After 64 years he will be coming home to rest by Nanny Huinga & Papa George, and his brothers and sister. There were many attempts by our Nanny, uncle Jim Perry and uncle Oma to bring him home and finally it’s happened!

No reira e nga whanau nau mai haere mai tatau ki te tangi ki tenei o tatau mate.
Ramari Nepia & whanau.

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