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Manawahau Taihakoa


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Manawahau AWMM
  • Surname
    Taihakoa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 84759 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
    Hāmua AWMM
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1898 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Taihakoa Poniwahio (father), Ruatoki AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 84759 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 30 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    RotoruaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 26 March 1919 AWMM
    Certificate of Leave in Lieu of Discharge - 15 December 1918 - Narrow Neck Military. AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Maori Reinforcements AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Not listed in Nominal Roll. Did not embark.

    One of the 50 Tūhoe soldiers who fought in WW1. Hamua. Pvt. World War 1, 1914-1918, sn 84759, 1st NZEF; enlisted 30 Aug 1918 in Rotorua to take up duty on home guard, no record of overseas service; next of kin Taihakoa Poniwahio. b 1898, declared age 20, no record online of death. Session 11. 1921. New Zealand Urewera Lands Consolidation Scheme lists him as age 19 for Waikarewhenua, Rangaaruanuku land schedule. (Charles Timutimu Research Project). AWMM
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About death

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



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  • Memorial name
    Anzac Hall, Te Rewarewa Marae, Ruatoki AWMM

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