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Remihana Hekiera

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  • Service number
    16/391 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    New Zealand 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
    Remihana AWMM
  • Surname
    Hekiera AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16/391 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 Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hekiera Terangi (father), Otorohanga, 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
    Battle of Messines AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16/391 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    New Zealand Pioneer Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of the late Te Rangai Hekiera and his wife Tarati Pirini, of Rangiatea. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    4 May 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Messines, Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Messines, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Berks Cemetery Extension, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM
  • Grave reference
    II. D. 18 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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