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William Mira

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckl …

Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Henry Mutu Mira, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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    Army AWMM
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    • WWI 16/278 AWMM
    • WWI 16278 AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
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Biographical information

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  • Very ill Malta, sent to Cairo, chronic phthisis, died 9.2.16. Buried in Cairo. On Otaki war memorial. AWMM

Death

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    9 February 1916 AWMM
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    Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM D304 AWMM
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    ADMITTED TO PONT DE KOUBBEH HOSPITAL
    MIRA, Pte. A. William (No., 16/278). Next, of-kin, Henry Muku Mira, Otaki. (Dangerously ill, chronic phthisis and emphysema.)
    ROLL OF HONOUR
    DOMINION, VOLUME 9, ISSUE 2696, 16 FEBRUARY 1916, PAGE 6
    MAORI CONTINGENT. Mira, Pte. William (No. 16/275). Next-of-kin, Mr. Henry Muku Mira, Otaki. (Died of chronic phthisis empyaemia, February 9.) Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 18 June 2024 - ROLL OF HONOUR
    DOMINION, VOLUME 9, ISSUE 2696, 16 FEBRUARY 1916, PAGE 6
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18 June 2024Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher

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