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Mikaera Te Moananui

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mikaera AWMM
  • Surname
    Te Moananui AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16/477 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 June 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra PaeroaHauraki District Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Tihitapu te Moananui (father), Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16/477 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of disease AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      164 lb AWMM
    • Pneumonia Public - Kiri Hiria - Other Relative - 17 June 2015 - /exlibris1/operational_shared//tmp/delivery/JpegViewerPreProcessor/10/55/33/72/1/REP10579431/FL10579447

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mikaera Te Moananui was the son of Tihitapu Te Moananui, of Paeroa, New Zealand.

    There is a description of a funeral en route to Egypt when a Maori soldier was buried at sea, in the letters of Trooper R.J. Newton, copies of which are held in the Museum Library. It seems likely that this was the funeral of Mikaera Te Moananui. The soldier who died was travelling on the Warrimoo. Four ships came to a halt whilst the funeral took place, sounding the last post, before carrying on their journey.

    Promoted to corporal, 21 November 1914.
    Embarked from Auckland on board HMNZT 'Warrimoo', 10 February 1915; disembarked, Wellington, 13 February 1915; re-embarked on board HMNZT 'Warrimoo' and proceeded overseas, 15 February 1915. Admitted to hospital, 23 February 1915 (pneumonia); died 6 March 1915 and buried at sea the following day.
    'I beg to report that No. 16/477 Corporal Mikaera Te Moananui, of the New Zealand Maori Contingent, died of pneumonia at 8:30pm on the 6th instant, in Lattitude 7.37 South, Longitude 92.47 East. This NCO was admitted to hospital on the 23rd ultimo, suffering from pneumonia. The amount of pay due to Corporal Te Moananui at the time of his death was two pounds, 15 shillings and nine pence plus one pound which he had handed to his Company Commander for safe custody, and which has now been returned to the paymaster.
    I have written to his father, Tihitepu Te Moananui, of Paeroa, Auckland, advising him of his death.'
    Report, Officer Commanding Troops HMNZ Transport No 20, 8 March 1915 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 March 1915 AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland Provincial Memorial, Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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  • http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE10553372 TE MOANANUI, Mikaera - WW1 16/477 - Army View or download digitised record ORDER DETAILS » 1914 1915 New Zealand Defence Force, Personnel Archives Wgtn Waikato-Maniapoto single number land alienation files Land Alienation - Komata South 1C1: Mikaera te Moananui and others - Daisy Winnifred Hague-Smith ORDER DETAILS » 1911 1911 Maori Land Court, Waikato-Maniapoto District Akld Land Alienation - Pukemokemoke 1B1: Mikaera te Moananui - Petiwai Warana ORDER DETAILS » 1911 1911 Maori Land Court, Waikato-Maniapoto District Akld Land Alienation - Pukemokemoke 1B1: Mikaera te Moananui - Petiwai Warana (R17197658) 1911 - 1911 Land Alienation - Komata South 1C1: Mikaera te Moananui and others - Daisy Winnifred Hague-Smith (R17197429) 1911 - 1911 TE MOANANUI, Mikaera - WW1 16/477 - Army (R782481
    Public - Kiri Hiria - Other Relative - 17 June 2015

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17 June 2015Kiri HiriaTauranga Bay of Plenty New ZealandOther Relative