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Thompson Mangaroa

PTE. MANGAROA THOMP SON, of Kakahi, Wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 31 May 1917 p041.Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19170531-41-18. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

PTE. MANGAROA THOMP SON, of Kakahi, Wounded. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 3 …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thompson AWMM
  • Surname
    Mangaroa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25556 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    14 May 1887 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 June 2023 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Kakahi Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 June 2023 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mahia Mangaroa (brother), Kakahi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 September 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25556 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Clerk 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    (gas) AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thompson Mangaroa was the son of Wakaiti and Utaora Mangaroa, of Kakahi, New Zealand.

    Two brothers served in WW1 and died : Ngare William Mangaroa (16/400) and Thompson Mangaroa (25556). AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    9 June 1919 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Kakahi Catholic Church, Wiatea Road off SH 4, 16 kilometres south east of Taumarunui, Ruapehu District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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10 June 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher

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