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Matthew Stewart

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Identity

  • Title
    Sargeant Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 13 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Forenames
    • Matthew AWMM
    • Matthew Rapana Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 16 April 2015 - family
  • Surname
    Stewart AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/451 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 13 April 2015 - Family Papers
  • Iwi
    Ngati Maru (Hauraki)/Ngati Awa (Whakatane) Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 13 April 2015 - Family Papers
  • Hapū
    Ngati Wharepaia (Whakatane) Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 13 April 2015 - Family Papers
  • Waka
    Tainui/Mataatua Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 13 April 2015 - Family Papers
  • Rohe
    Hauraki/Waiariki Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 13 April 2015 - Family Papers
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    9 January 1892 Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 16 April 2015 - Family
  • Place of birth
    Parawai, Thames Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 16 April 2015 - Family
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Parawai, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
    • Heale Street, Parawai, Thames, New Zealand Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 13 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs D. Stewart (mother), Parawai, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
    • Emere Stewart (nee Apanui-Mair) Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 13 April 2015 - Family papers
    • Also know as Emere Apanui-Mair she was the daughter of William Mair and Raiha Apanui. William was the brother of Gilbert Mair. Raiha's father was Apanui te Hamaiwaho the Paramount Cheif of Ngati Awa. Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - family
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Galipolli & France Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 16 April 2015 - military
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/451 AWMM
  • Military service
    6th Hauraki Company Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 16 April 2015 - military
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    6th Hauraki Company Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 13 April 2015 - Military Personnel Files
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    Born: 9th Jan 1892 - 21yrs Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 13 April 2015 - Military Personnel Files

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 16 April 2015 - military

Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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  • (Scotland) (Ngati Awa, Whakatane) (Scotland) (Ngati Maru, Hauraki/Thames) Gilbert Mair (Snr) Apanui te Hamaiwaho James Stewart Rapana Maunganoa I I I I William Gilbert Mair = Raiha Apanui (f) David Robertson-Stewart = Miriama Te Kiritahanga Rapana (f) I I Emily Emere Apanui-Mair (f) = David Heta Reweti Stewart I Matthew Rapana STEWART = Celene Mary Banks (f)
    Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 16 April 2015
  • 12/451 Sgt. Matthew Rapana STEWART Enlisting in August/September 1914, he spent time in the mobilisation Camp in Epsom, Auckland before embarking on the 16th October 1914 with the main body as a member of the 6th Hauraki Company. He saw action on the Suez Canal against the Turks in February 1915 and took part in the landing at Gaba tepe, Gallipoli on April 25 1915. Matthews younger brother David Apanui Stewart (16/123 Pte Pareiha Tuati) serving with the NZ Maori Contingent died 16.08.15 while they where both in Gallipoli, just 1 mile away. Matthew then continued onto France with the 6th Hauraki Comany until the end of WW1, serving from 16.10.1914 - 14.03.1919 he was wounded in action 3 times, and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Matthew married Celene Mary Banks in 1920 and had one daughter Tarei Stewart, passing away in 1975 at the age of 83. Gone but never forgotten
    Public - Derek Francis - Other Relative - 12 April 2015

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12 April 2015Derek FrancisAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative