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Winiata Hunia

L. CORP. W. HUNIA, of Torere, Aust. Forces, Killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 31 October 1918 p041. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19181031-41-35. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

L. CORP. W. HUNIA, of Torere, Aust. Forces, Killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckl …


Civilian life

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    Mere Numia (sister), Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
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    • WWI 3068 AWMM
    • WWI 3068A AWMM
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    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 feet 9 3/4 inches AWMM

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Biographical information

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  • Winiata Hunia was the son of Hunia Teurukaiata and Ani.

    Brother of Private Ruawai Hunia (20866) of the New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion who died in Belgium on the 31 December 1917. AWMM


About death

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    7 July 1918 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
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    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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