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Ray Te W. Loffley

Image of Gravestone at Rotorua Cemetery provided by Paul Baker February 2013 - No known copyright restrictions

Image of Gravestone at Rotorua Cemetery provided by Paul Baker February 2013 - No known copyright re …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ray Te W. AWMM
  • Surname
    Loffley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ray Loffley AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 60619 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Te Arawa AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1899 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Kumaiterangi (grandmother), Galatea, Muripara, via Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 60619 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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  • One of the 50 Tūhoe soldiers who fought in WW1. Ngāti Whare, Te Arawa. aka Rei Te Wera Loffley. Pvt. World War I, 1914-1918, sn 60619, 30th Reinforcements Maori Contingent, embarked 13-June-1918 for Suez Egypt. Labourer, next of kin - Kumaiterangi (grandmother), Galatea, Murupara; b. 1899, dcd. 1962, age 63Y in Rotorua Cemetery and Crematorium (Charles Timutimu Research Project). AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    14 December 1962 AWMM
    Age 63 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rotorua Cemetery and Crematorium, 160 Sala Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      85: 15 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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