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Manga Putere



Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1901 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pukewhau, Waikato AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Nika Putere (father), Pukewhau, Waikato AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single/WWI AWMM
    No children AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 92017 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 25 October 1918 AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 ft. 8 in. AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      132 lbs AWMM
    • Chest, WWI AWMM
      34 in. AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWI AWMM
      Brown AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 29 November 1918 AWMM Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Awarded a Royal Humane Society Bronze Medal, 1924. Public source.

    Manga Putere was born to Nika and Atakohu Putere he was one of seven children.
    He married Puhi Koianaki, together they had 10-11 children and heaps of grandchildren and great grandchildren...

    No one knew that Manga Putere was enlisted in WWI, not sure if he kept a diary or notes of his experience of the war.

    I am so very proud of my Tupuna. Family Source. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    21 August 1941 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    OhinewaiWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taupiri Maunga AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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