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Te Aotutahanga Taupaki

  • Service number
    16/476 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Te Aotutehanga AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 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
    Te Aotutahanga AWMM
  • Surname
    Taupaki AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Te Aotutehanga AWMM
  • Service number
    16/476 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 Fireman AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Raiha te Irikowhai (mother), Paeroa, 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
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16/476 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    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
    A 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
    Other, WWI AWMM
    Nature of Injury: G.S.W. left hand
    Pension: 15/-
    Percent of disability: [Not stated]
    Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • This person is listed as Te Aotutehanga in the Nominal Rolls

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Paeroa AWMM

Death

About death

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

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  • kia ora papa he mihi nui kia koe he tino aroha ANZAC is always a sad time for those who lost loved ones, but you know what papa. It's good too because it keeps the memories alive. Papa Rameka, Nanny Lilac and you. I am your sister, Nana Wai's, great moko. My grandad was Rameka and I'm named after Nana Raiha. We Will Remember You Papa....all of us
    Public - Raiha Iri Te Kowhai - Direct descendant - 1 March 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 711 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM

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01 March 2016Raiha Iri Te KowhaiAucklandDirect descendant