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Moeau Metua

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Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 2 - No known copyright restrictions AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Moeau AWMM
  • Surname
    Metua AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Moran AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1188 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 October 1895 AWMM RarotongaCook Islands AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 29 September 1915 AWMM Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Moeau (father), Arorangi, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1188 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Hospitalised 1916 - with chest problems AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Hospitalised in Wellington, January 1923 until he died AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Probably tuberculosis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked for France 9 April 1916

    Appointed Company Bomber 6 August 1916

    Admitted to hospital 2 months later with tonsilitis, rejoined his unit 8 days later.

    Evacuated 20 October 1916, admitted to hospital and embarked for England 28 0ctober 1916; admitted Brockenhurst 27 November 1916

    Attached to strength at Codford 25 January 1917

    Admitted to hospital again, 3 March 1917; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Codford 15 May 1917. Admitted to No 3 NZ General Hospital June 1917 with an abscess on his neck; August 1917 classified unfit and placed on the New Zealand Roll

    Embarked for New Zealand aboard the Marama 21 November 1917

    Medically boarded at Devonport Convalescent home, Auckland

    Admitted to hospital 1923

    Served 2 years 169 days

    Military funeral AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 March 1924 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Plot 3E AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      25: 2 AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
    • Weddell, H. (2016). Soldiers from the Pacific : the story of Pacific Island soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One. Wellington, New Zealand : Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM