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Raika Whakarongatai Murray

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  • Service number
    20846 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Corporal AWMM
    New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
L. CORP. R. W. MURRAY, of Kopu, killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 7 March 1918 p041. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19180307-41-11. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
L. CORP. R. W. MURRAY, of Kopu, killed in action. Taken from … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raika Whakarongatai AWMM
  • Surname
    Murray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    20846 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Wikitoria Tengahue (mother), Kopu, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    20846 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 15 Nov 1916-29 January 1917 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 69 AWMM
    Vessel was RMS Tahiti AWMM
    Corporal AWMM
    10th Reinforcements AWMM
    Maori Contingent 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Raika Murray was the son of Wikitoria Te Ngahue and S. Murray. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    19 AWMM
  • Date of death
    31 December 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Ramparts Cemetery, Lille Gate, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
  • Grave reference
    B. 3. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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