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Thompson Mangaroa

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  • Service number
    25556 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
PTE. MANGAROA THOMP SON, of Kakahi, Wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 31 May 1917 p041.Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19170531-41-18. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
PTE. MANGAROA THOMP SON, of Kakahi, Wounded. Taken from the … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thompson AWMM
  • Surname
    Mangaroa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25556 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Ngāti Tūwharetoa AWMM
  • Hapū
    Ngāti Manunui AWMM
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Taupo, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Clerk AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mahia Mangaroa (brother), Kakahi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 Sep 1916 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25556 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 23 Sep 1916-19 November 1916 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 65 AWMM
    Vessel was Pakeha AWMM
    Private AWMM
    17th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    (gas) AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thompson Mangaroa was the son of Wakaiti and Utaora Mangaroa, of Kakahi, New Zealand.

    Two brothers served in WW1 and died : Ngare William Mangaroa (16/400) and Thompson Mangaroa (25556). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    9 June 1919 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    New Zealand ex France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    urupa, Kakahi Catholic Church, Wiatea Road off SH 4, 16 kilometres south east of Taumarunui, Ruapehu District, New Zealand AWMM
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