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Paetaha Paora

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  • Service number
    16/201 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. No known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Paetaha AWMM
  • Surname
    Paora AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16/201 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Taupo, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Paora Kohatu, Taupo, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 Feb 1915 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
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16/201 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 Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 14 Feb 1915-26 March 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 20 AWMM
    Vessel was Warrimoo AWMM
    Private AWMM
    B Company AWMM
    1st 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of disease AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Paetaha Paora was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kohatu Paora, of Taupo, Rotorua, New Zealand.

    From the spring of 1915, the hospitals and convalescent depots established on the islands of Malta and Gozo dealt with over 135,000 sick and wounded, chiefly from the campaigns in Gallipoli and Salonika. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    4 February 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Disease AWMM
  • Place of death
    Malta, Mediterranean Sea, Europe AWMM
  • Death notes
    Malta AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta AWMM
  • Grave reference
    C. VII. 6. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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