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Jack Pomana

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  • Service number
    WWI 60802 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion 43rd Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
    • 31st Reinforcements, sailed with the 43rd Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 90), Page: 11 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 90), Page: 11 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Pomana AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 60802 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 7 May 1900 AWMM
    • 7 May 1897 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    7 May 1897 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Towai, Matangirau, Bay of Islands Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ngatau Pomana (mother), Waikare, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion 43rd Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
    • 31st Reinforcements, sailed with the 43rd Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 60802 AWMM
  • Military service
    1918-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Bushman/Civilian AWMM
    • 3 April 1918 at Narrow Neck Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Bushman for the Waitemata Timber Co Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    21yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record

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
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Date of Birth noted as the 7th May 1897 in Military Service Files.

    Private Jack Pomana changed his age on enlistment in order to follow his older brother who left for europe earlier. Private Pomana got as far as England, and they were almost about to travel over before the war was called off. He was gutted. Some of the mothers in the village where he grew up in matangirau didnt let their sons go and when he got home his friends died of influenza (Source: Family). AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 July 1973 AWMM
  • Date of death
    21 July 1973 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    72yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Kaeo, Far Northland, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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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
      90: 11 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Jack Pomana (Te Au O Te Whenua Pomana)
      birthday 6th September 1900. died 1973 Public - Elizabeth - Child - 8 April 2015 - Family oral history

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
11 September 2018Pere MicahBrisbaneDirect descendant
16 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
08 April 2015ElizabethAucklandChild

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