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Ruakirikiri Te Puni

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  • Service number
    WWI 19765 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Rua Kiri Kiri or Rua Kirikiri TE PUNI Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Research
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion, 22nd Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 72), Page: 30 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 72), Page: 30 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ruakirikiri AWMM
  • Surname
    Te Puni AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Rua Kiri Kiri or Rua Kirikiri TE PUNI Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Research
  • Service number
    WWI 19765 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 August 1895 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    2 August 1895 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Hiruharama, Waipiro Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    • son of Tihema Te Puni Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military record
    • and Peti (mother) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Hiruharama, Waipiro Bay, East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Tihema Te Puni (father), Hiruharama, via Waipiro Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single
    1929 married Mary Ann Wawatai Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military record & research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion, 22nd Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 19765 AWMM
  • Military service
    1917-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    21yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military record

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1974 Public Source
  • Date of death
    1974 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    74yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 April 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7824916
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      72: 30 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

Contributors

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22 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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