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Piri Ellison

  • Service number
    16/265 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Pirihana Ellison Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Wellington Cemetery Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
    T/Sergeant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Piri AWMM
  • Surname
    Ellison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pirihana Ellison Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Wellington Cemetery Record
  • Service number
    16/265 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Morman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    9 November 1888 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Waikanae Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Waikanae, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Hera Ellison, Waikanae, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Hera Ellison (wife), Waikanae, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    16/265 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown/Civilian AWMM
      AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Driver/Military AWMM
    • 30 Sept 1914 at Avondale
      13 Nov 1914 at Avondale
      6 Feb 1916 at Auckland for the 4th NZ Maori Conting Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    26yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record

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
    Aug 1915 - Gunshot wound to arm - invalided home; Sep 1915 invalided home Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    10 March 1960 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Wellington Cremation/Cemetery records
  • Age at death
    76yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Wellington Cremation/Cemetery records
  • Place of death
    Wellington, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Wellington Cremation/Cemetery records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Record # 19202 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Wellington Cremation/Cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 214 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      31: 26 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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