Ramera Wairau Born 1 July 1895 - Died 30 October 1916 PDF Print Share Key details Service number16/779 AWMM Also known asRamera Wairau AWMMRANIERA WAIRAU Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2016 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/raniera-wairau ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMMNew Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Walton and Weybridge Cemetery, England, where 19 New Zealand … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › TitlePrivate Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2016 - Miltiary record ForenamesRamera AWMM SurnameWairau AWMM Ingoa Also known asRamera Wairau AWMMRANIERA WAIRAU Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2016 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/raniera-wairau Service number16/779 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionCatholic, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birthJul 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW CanberraJun 1895 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2016 - Military record Place of birthHawkes Bay, New Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW CanberraMahi, Hawkes Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2016 - Military record Birth notesSon of Ra and Wahati Wairau, of OpoutamaRa Wairau was in the NZ Maori Contingent, Died 1915 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2016 - Military record & Research Occupation before enlistmentFarm Hand Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2016 - Military record Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Clive, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMiss Wahatu Wairau (sister), Mahia, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 18 Sep 1915 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number16/779 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 Vessel was Waitemata AWMMPrivate AWMM2nd Maori Contingent AWMMNew Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMMDied of sickness AWMMHeight, WWI AWMM5' 5.75" AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM147 lb AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMMNew Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Ra and Wahati Wairau, of Opoutama, Hawkes Bay.Brother of Paihau, of Opoutama, Hawkes Bay, and Ra, who died of disease on 11 December 1915, en route to Malta from Gallipoli.No. 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Mount Felix, Walton. (see vertical files (Hospitals, Military), Armoury Information Centre, Auckland War Memorial Museum)Embarked, 18 September 1915; disembarked Suez, 26 October 1915.Posted toOtago Infantry Bn, Moascar, 20 January 1916.Embarked Port Said, Egypt, with a pioneer unit and proceeded overseas to France, 9 April 1916.Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, and transferred to NZ Divisional Rest Station, 24 June 1916 (enteritis); discharged to duty, 27 June 1916.Admitted to No 50 Casualty Clearing Station, 19 August 1916 (influenza); transferred to No 32 Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 21 August 1916; embarked for England, 13 September 1916.Died, No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 30 October 1916 (tuberculous and pleurisy).Parents: Ra and Wahati Wairau,Opoutama, Hawke's Bay AWMMRamera Wairau was a young maori boy/ teenager who was following the footsteps of his father, who also served for his country , city, town, and neighborhood.Ramera served New Zealand in 1914 during WW1. Where he was ranked private throught out the war. The last unit that Ramera served was the New Zealand Pioneer Battalion .FamilySon of Ra (Regt. 16/53) and Wahati Wairau, sister Waihatu Wairau. Ramera wanted to be like his father growing up, then sadly Ramera's father passed away from a disease on 11 December 1915 en route to Malta from Gallipoli.Sadly Ramera's life came to an end in 1916, when he died from sickness in England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2016 - https://prezi.com/qjvo9xlhyala/ramera-wairau/ Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death21 AWMM Date of death30 October 1916 AWMM Cause of deathDied of Sickness AWMM Place of death Death notesNo. 2 New Zealand General Hospital ex France AWMM Cemetery nameWalton and Weybridge (Walton-on-Thames) Cemetery, Surrey, England AWMM Grave referenceScreen Wall. 909. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMMSt Mary's Church Memorial Board, Tikitiki near Rangitukia, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Ramera Wairau by laying a poppy. Fred Waipuka Ra Wairau Ramera Wairau Tarona Wairau R.A. Wairepo Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Ramera Wairau Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22021129Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C16205Further Reference'Tikitiki church war memorial ', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/tikitiki-church-war-memorial, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 29-Oct-2014http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/tikitiki-church-war-memorialFurther ReferenceRoll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919, Auckland War Memorial Museum Library, MS-2016-2http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-manuscriptsandarchives-11061Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMVol1: 748 AWMMNZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 12 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.