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Walter Haeata

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  • Service number
    13/75 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Walter Tohe AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Major AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Postcard. 1918. 4 soldiers outside a tent. Sent by Tohe to Miss Rene Freeman, Chamberlain Street, Grey Lynn. Man seated with map is Walter Tohe Haeata. - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Haeata AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Walter Tohe AWMM
  • Service number
    13/75 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    18 June 1891 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Patumahoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Francis E. Bailey, Patumahoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Sinai & Palestine AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13/75 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 8 or HMNZT 12 AWMM
    Vessel was Star of India or Waimana AWMM
    Second Lieutenant AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
    Main Body AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Major AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Walter Haeata came to Auckland from Hawkes Bay for his primary schooling staying with the Misses Cole until he entered St John College for his secondary education. Tohe Haeata attended St John College from 1904 to 1908. He was football and cricket captain.

    He went farming at Karaka and in 1914 enlisted in the Main Body. His wife predeceased him.

    His family recalls that he was Batman to Sir Bernard Freyberg. They say of him: "He will always be remembered as one of nature's gentlemen." AWMM
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Sources

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