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Tamaho Ereatara

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Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 75), Page: 48 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 75), Page: 48 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tamaho AWMM
  • Surname
    Ereatara AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20059 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
    Hāmua AWMM
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 January 1895 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Ereatara Kimo (father), Ruatoki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20059 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 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • One of the 50 Tuhoe soldiers who fought in WW1. Hamua. Pvt. World War 1, 1914-1918, sn.20059, Māori Contingent, embarked 22-Nov-1917 for Liverpool, England. Farmer, next of kin - Kimo Ereatara (father); b. 01-Jan-1895, dcd 1977 age 82Y (Charles Timutimu Research Project).

    Urewera Lands Consolidation Scheme (Report of Commissioners as to position of). Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1924 Session I, G-07."At a sitting of the Commission at Ruatoki in April last it was stated that a number of the Urewera Natives sold their lands prior to enlisting for the war; those who returned now find themselves landless, and they ask that the Crown give them land so that they may not be a burden on the members of their families." Ereatara was listed as one of these men. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1977 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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Leave a tribute or memory of Tamaho Ereatara

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  • I will never forget you koro Tamahou. You were our neighbour in Taneatua for over 50 years. I was I2 years old when you passed. Most mornings you would sit out in the sun on your turu holding your tokotoko, enjoying the warmth. Your only language was Māori. My mother Waina would always talk to you in te reo and I know you so enjoyed her company. The war certainly had an impact upon you. Stories and memories of it that I as I child would never fully understand. I just want to say e koro Tamahou, thank you for giving your life for us. You will never be forgotten. Moe mai e koro moe mai. Arohanui mō ake tonu atu.
    Public - Awaros - Friend - 25 April 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      75: 48 AWMM
    • Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMM
      Urewera Lands Consolidation Scheme (Report of Commissioners as to position of). Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1924 Session I, G-07. AWMM
    • Research for this record was kindly provided by the Nga Wahi Pakanga I Karipori Charles Timutimu Research (August 2014). This project focused on the men of the Te Urewera area who fought in the 1st World War 1914 - 1918. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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