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Putoko Kau

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  • Service number
    WWI 60759 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Putoko Kapi AWMM
    • Kapi Putoko AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Putoko AWMM
  • Surname
    Kau AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Putoko Kapi AWMM
    • Kapi Putoko AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 60759 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1889 Cook Islands WW1 Project AtiuCook Islands Cook Islands WW1 Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Vainetaae Putoko, Vaine (wife), Atiu, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 60759 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
  • 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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  • Listed on the Cook Islands Roll of Honour Board, RSA Rarotonga, as 'Pte Putuko K'. Source: WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 July 1943 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rarotonga AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Cook Islands Roll of Honour Board, RSA Rarotonga AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of Putoko Kau

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  • Kapi Putoko is my Grandpa i am the daughter of Matangarouru Kapi very greatful for our papa for returning back to his home.Thank the LORD.
    Public - Erita nooroa - Sibling - 25 April 2017
  • Kapi Putoko is my grandfather my mother is Ngatupuna Kapi otherwise Known as ( Poko Ake Nanua Kapi) of Inave Arorangi Rarotonga Cook Islands.My Grandfather is Layed and resting in his home land Rarotonga Inave Arorangi Cook Islands,Thank God for Returning our PAPA HOME.
    Public - solomon - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016

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
      85: 19 AWMM
    • Weddell, H. (2016). Soldiers from the Pacific : the story of Pacific Island soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One. Wellington, New Zealand : Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • ‘Finding Our Way Back to Atiu’, Parts 1 -4, Cook Islands Television News/Cook Islands WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project, 2019 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information kindly provided by Bobby Nicholas, Paula Paniani and Cate Walker, Cook Islands WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project AWMM

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25 April 2017Erita nooroa AucklandSibling
24 April 2016solomonaucklandDirect descendant
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