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Wiremu Piriniha Reweti

  • Service number
    WWI 16/1413 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Prince Davis Davis AWMM
    • Bill Davis AWMM
    • Prince Davis AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 81), Page: 27 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 81), Page: 27 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wiremu Piriniha AWMM
  • Surname
    Reweti AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Prince Davis Davis AWMM
    • Bill Davis AWMM
    • Prince Davis AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1413 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Mere Davis (mother), Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1413 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Kane Nepu Paora

    Enlisted as Prince Davis. Headstone at Okahu bay urupa has incorrect service number 13/1159. Listed at Archives New Zealand as DAVIS, Prince - [a.k.a. REWETI, Wiremu Piriniha] - WW1 16/1413 - Army AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 December 1978 AWMM
    Age 78 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    urupa, Okahu Bay, Orakei, Auckland AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      81: 27 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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