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Kingi Te Whetu

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kingi AWMM
  • Surname
    Te Whetu AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    20046 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 January 1897 AWMM RuatokiBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Te Whetu Paerata (father), Ruatoki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    20046 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Labourer/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. Tamakaimoana. Pvt. World War 1, 1914-1918, sn.20046, 23rd Reinforcements Māori Contingent, embarked 22-Nov-1917 for Liverpool England. Labourer, next of kin - Te Whetu and Ruihi Paerata (parents) Ruatoki; b. 02-Jan-1897 Ruatoki, declared age as 20Y when he enlisted in 1917, dcd. 1945 age 44Y (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." Te Whetu was listed as one of these men. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1945 AWMM
    Age 44 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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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