TE HOKINGA MAI (Repatriation)
Sgt. George Dedum Nepia
Died 18th Nov 1954 in Malaya – Age 24
He will be returning home to Rangitukia
11am – St. Mary’s Church, Tikitiki
12pm – Pohiri, Hinepare Marae, Rangitukia
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.