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Wiremu Mikaere

  • Service number
    • WWI 20042 AWMM
    • 20042 Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Johnson-Matua, J. (Photgrapher). (2016, April 23). PTE Wiremu Arapeta 20042 1st NZEF Maori Reinforcements died 17.3.1956 aged 56 yrs [photograph]. Rotorua, New Zealand: Haroharo No.1C No.4 Urupa Rotoiti.

      Albert, W. (n.d.). members card not transferable. Rotorua: Rotorua Returned Soldiers Association (Incorp.).

      Mikaere, W. (1917). Maori Reinforcements account book. unknown: New Zealand Army.
  • Also known as
    Wiremu Arapeta, Wiremu Albert, William Albert, William Arapeta Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Family oral history
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
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
    • Wiremu AWMM
    • William Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Mikaere, W. (1917). Maori Reinforcements account book. unknown: New Zealand Army.

      Johnson-Matua, J. (Photgrapher). (2016, April 23). PTE Wiremu Arapeta 20042 1st NZEF Maori Reinforcements died 17.3.1956 aged 56 yrs [photograph]. Rotorua, New Zealand: Haroharo No.1C No.4 Urupa Rotoiti.
  • Surname
    • Mikaere AWMM
    • Arapeta Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Mikaere, W. (1917). Maori Reinforcements account book. unknown: New Zealand Army.

      Johnson-Matua, J. (Photgrapher). (2016, April 23). PTE Wiremu Arapeta 20042 1st NZEF Maori Reinforcements died 17.3.1956 aged 56 yrs [photograph]. Rotorua, New Zealand: Haroharo No.1C No.4 Urupa Rotoiti.
  • Ingoa
    William Albert Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Johnson-Matua, J. (Photgrapher). (2016, April 23).In memory of Emily Martha Arapeta (Albert, nee Newman) 1.3.1909-4.10.1993 Devoted wife to William Arapeta 8.7.1901-17.3.1956 Much adored Mother of her 13 children [photograph]. Rotorua, New Zealand: Haroharo No.1C No.4 Urupa Rotoiti.

    Albert, W. (1951). drivers licence. Rotoiti, Rotorua: Rotorua Borough Council.
    Albert, W. (n.d.). members card not transferable. Rotorua: Rotorua Returned Soldiers Association (Incorp.).
  • Also known as
    Wiremu Arapeta, Wiremu Albert, William Albert, William Arapeta Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Family oral history
  • Service number
    • WWI 20042 AWMM
    • 20042 Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Johnson-Matua, J. (Photgrapher). (2016, April 23). PTE Wiremu Arapeta 20042 1st NZEF Maori Reinforcements died 17.3.1956 aged 56 yrs [photograph]. Rotorua, New Zealand: Haroharo No.1C No.4 Urupa Rotoiti.

      Albert, W. (n.d.). members card not transferable. Rotorua: Rotorua Returned Soldiers Association (Incorp.).

      Mikaere, W. (1917). Maori Reinforcements account book. unknown: New Zealand Army.
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Mikaere, W. (1917). Maori Reinforcements account book. unknown: New Zealand Army.
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
    Ngati Rongomai, Tohourangi Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Family oral history
  • Waka
    Te Arawa Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Family oral history
  • Rohe
    Te Arawa Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Family oral history
  • Religion
    N/A Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Family oral history

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    8 July 1901 Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Johnson-Matua, J. (Photgrapher). (2016, April 23).In memory of Emily Martha Arapeta (Albert, nee Newman) 1.3.1909-4.10.1993 Devoted wife to William Arapeta 8.7.1901-17.3.1956 Much adored Mother of her 13 children loved Nana of her many many mokopuna Luv U [photograph]. Rotorua, New Zealand: Haroharo No.1C No.4 Urupa Rotoiti.

    Albert, W. (1951). drivers licence. Rotoiti, Rotorua: Rotorua Borough Council.

    Medical Documents
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Mahewai Mikaere (mother), Matata, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
    • Was whangai (a child raised by another member of the family). Biological grandparents Ngawaiata Ngaparu and Inia Hohaia killed in Tarawera eruption 1886. Raised by Ngawaiata's sister Mahewai. Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Jane Johnson-Matua. (1987). Birth Certificate of Inia Albert, Rotoiti, Certificate #117. Image file “Arapeta Inia” scanned at Rotorua, 4 April 2016 by Jane Johnson-Matua.

      Johnson-Matua, J. (Photgrapher). (2016, April 23). Mahewai Mikaere Kuia of William Arapeta Died 13.9.1923 [photograph]. Rotorua, New Zealand: Haroharo No.1C No.4 Urupa Rotoiti.
  • Relationship status
    Not married when enlisted. Married Emily Martha Newman Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Johnson-Matua, J. (Photgrapher). (2016, April 23). In memory of Emily Martha Arapeta (Albert, nee Newman) 1.3.1909-4.10.1993 Devoted wife to William Arapeta 8.7.1901-17.3.1956 Much adored Mother of her 13 children loved Nana of her many many mokopuna Luv U [photograph]. Rotorua, New Zealand: Haroharo No.1C No.4 Urupa Rotoiti.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 20042 AWMM
    • 20042 Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016 - Johnson-Matua, J. (Photgrapher). (2016, April 23). PTE Wiremu Arapeta 20042 1st NZEF Maori Reinforcements died 17.3.1956 aged 56 yrs [photograph]. Rotorua, New Zealand: Haroharo No.1C No.4 Urupa Rotoiti.

      Albert, W. (n.d.). members card not transferable. Rotorua: Rotorua Returned Soldiers Association (Incorp.).

      Mikaere, W. (1917). Maori Reinforcements account book. unknown: New Zealand Army.
  • 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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

Roll of Honour

Remember Wiremu Mikaere by laying a poppy.

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  • POEM: In Flaunders Field In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below We are the dead, short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders field LEST WE FORGET koro grand-daughter Jane
    Public - Jane Johnson-Matua - Direct descendant - 25 April 2016
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25 April 2016Jane Johnson-MatuaRotorua, New ZealandDirect descendant

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