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Makiwi Merriman

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Makiwi AWMM
  • Surname
    Merriman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16/674 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Parawai, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Tata Merriman (brother), Parawai, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16/674 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

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
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Makiwi was my grandfather Waimanuka's brother, both served as privates in the Maori Pioneer Battalion. His World War 1 record is fascinating reading. It seems he was a rebellious fellow and lucky to survive four years of military service and I'm not talking about enemy fire. Their father Meremana Konui was a leading chief of Ngati Maru which could explain Makiwi's carefree attitude to military authority. He did not have any children and is buried with his whanau in the family urupa at Thames
    Public - Andrew Marutuehu - Other Relative - 20 June 2015

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