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Taylor Walker

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  • Service number
    16/1525 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Btn 5th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Walker, D. - Walker, T. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Taylor AWMM
  • Surname
    Walker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16/1525 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 March 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Pamapuria, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Pamapuria, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 29 Mar 1916 Tairua, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Marela Walker (mother), Pamapuria, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 Jul 1916 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Force
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Btn 5th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    16/1525 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 29 March 1916 AWMM
    Narrow Neck, Devonport, North Shore City, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 29 Jul 1916-28 September 1916 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 60 AWMM
    Vessel was Ulimaroa AWMM
    Private AWMM
    5th 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      168 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to Field Ambulance and hospital 12 January 1917. Admitted to CCS 16 January 1917, Admitted No. 2 Australian General Hosptial, 20 January 1917; Admitted Convalescence Depot 29 January 1917. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted CCS & Field Ambulance 10 March 1917; hospitalised 15 March 1917 - 32 Stationary Hospital; embarked HS Princess Elizabeth for England 17 March 1917; Admitted 2NZ Convalescence Hospital, Walton 17 March 1917. Classified unfit and embarked NZ HS Maheno 5 August 1917 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 15 January 1918 AWMM
    Discharged no longer physically fit on account of illness contracted on active service AWMM
    Private AWMM
    New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Taylor Walker was the son of Waaka Te Koni and Marara Maheno; husband of Sarah T. Walker, of Pamapuria, New Zealand.

    Possibly 25 at enlistment

    Classified unfit in 1917 and placed on New Zealand Roll AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    28 AWMM
  • Date of death
    4 December 1920 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Pamapuria, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Pamapuria, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    urupa, St Stephen's Church, Pamapuria, Northland AWMM
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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